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Many Abilities//Many Paths//Many Communities

I was so excited to publish this piece in EdSurge last month with my colleague Laura McBain. Reposting! As we transition into the new year reckoning with a violent insurrection organized on social media, the spread of disinformation about a deadly pandemic and breakdowns in distance learning, it would be remiss of us not to …

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Reposting from publishing in Medium’s The Startup. If you ask one or more AI assistants today “who discovered America?”, the alarming response you might get is: “Christopher Columbus… Americans get a day off work on October 10 to celebrate Columbus Day. It’s an annual holiday that commemorates the day on October 12, 1492, when the Italian explorer …

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Over the last few months I’ve been working at the Stanford d.school in their K12 Lab on a special project around emerging tech and equity. Re-posting a blogpost written in collaboration with stellar colleagues Laura McBain, Lisa Kay Solomon, Carissa Carter and Megan Stariha.   Technology is power. It can enable you to share an …

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This past summer I spent a few months working with Asian Development Bank on evaluating learning technologies for early childhood education. In 2019, they wanted to support the People’s Republic of China identify technologies which can lead to positive learning outcomes, are contextually appropriate, affordable, and overall accessible. It was a fun mix of reviewing …

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