Does the EdTech Push Really Help Teach English?
New York Times
“Being able to poke at words on screen and have them spin out videos for us could be compelling in the short term.... but I’m not sure it’s intellectually fruitful.”
Let’s Teach Calculus In Kindergarten
“The current sequence [of math] is merely an entrenched historical accident that strips much of the fun out of what she describes as the ‘playful universe’ of mathematics... Mathematics is fundamentally about patterns and structures, rather than ‘little manipulations of numbers.’”
Digital Adolescence Means Kids Avoid Adults More Than Ever
“Young people have slowly been deprived of agency, spare time, and the ability to socialize in public spaces that is crucial to coming of age. Against this backdrop, social media is not so much a drip-feed of digital narcotic as a release valve for circumscribed lives.”