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Audrey Watters

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It's been a while since I've written one of these. I keep hoping that I've reached a point where I can pull my life back together, but it's become so unraveled, that I'm not quite sure how to pick the threads back up. Teaching Machines I finished reviewing the copy...

It's been a month since I've written one of these. It's been a little over a month since I lost my son. I've been overwhelmed by the love and support from everyone, and on my To Do list for this week is to send out a bunch of Thank You's....

Isaiah Vanderford, 1993-2020 He made that jump, and I couldn't catch him

Working Nothing to report this week, really. I'm working on a talk I'll deliver at the end of the month. I don't know where the time goes each week, quite honestly. Errands, I guess? Because if I do one outing, I'm sort of spent for the day. Reading and Viewing...

Obviously I still haven't got back in the habit of writing these updates weekly. Hack Education "Educational Crises and Ed-Tech: A History" Other Writing HEWN, No. 347 via substack.com Speaking The talk on educational crises listed above was given to the Desmos staff last week. I'm working on a handful...

I haven't written one of these in a while. I've been in a pretty dark place, I won't lie. The global pandemic hasn't helped. Like. At all. But things are sunnier now — literally, as we moved from Seattle to Oakland a couple of weeks ago. I'm trying to re-establish...

I've been in the media a few more times in the past week to talk about the "pivot to digital" (or not). I was on WBAI's "Talk out of School" show with Leonie Haimson. I was asked by Inside Higher Ed to contribute some thoughts on what this all meant...

Not surprisingly, I'm doing a lot of media about how schools are making the shift online (or not) during this pandemic. Last week, I was on KUOW's The Record. And I talked to The Seattle Times' Katherine Long as well.

Teaching Machines Nothing to report. Who knows if this book is ever going to be published. Other Writing HEWN, No. 345 via substack.com Speaking I had a couple of media requests this past week (KUOW, The Seattle Times, and I have more scheduled for next week. Traveling This past week:...

Teaching Machines The manuscript is back in the hands of MIT Press. I am really pleased with how it finally came together, after much thinking and rethinking of what I wanted the book to do. Now, I'm in the process of securing permissions. Wheee. Other Writing HEWN, No. 344 via...