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Audrey Watters

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I’m starting a new feature here, one I am absolutely ripping off from Doug Levin, where I highlight the media in which I’m cited. As quoted in “Citing Investor Priorities, AltSchool Closes Some Sites, Pivots to Software Sales,” by Education Week’s Ben Herold: Many such ventures “involve grand experimentation on...

I love the old Guy Debord saying “Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it.” Of course, Debord stole the quotation from Comte de Lautréamont’s Poésies II: “Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It holds tight an author’s phrase, uses his expressions, eliminates a false idea, and replaces it with just the...

Hack Education Hack Education Weekly News Writing Here and Elsewhere HEWN, No. 237 via tinyletter.com The Week in Robots on robots.hackeducation.com On What Goes Unsaid on audreywatters.com This is a Blog on audreywatters.com “I Can Change” on audreywatters.com The Contrafabulists Podcast, Episode 70: Where the Sidewalk Ends The Week in...

I am not a “blogger,” although because I write primarily online and run my own publication, that’s how I’m often described. I get it. The ol’ “journalism versus blogging” debate hasn’t really disappeared. This site, however, is a blog. This is where I post my half-baked ideas. (Hack Education, by...

Every Friday, I write an article that links to all the education news I’ve seen cross my desk during the previous week. Ostensibly, it’s with an eye to education technology, but you cannot talk about education technology without situating its promotion and adoption in the politics of education more broadly....