Design and the beauty of palimpsests

Design matters in education. Instructional design–the design of learning experiences–matters. Design is not a neutral activity. We design through our...

Tools, Teaching, and Annotation

It’s often very easy to conflate digital learning with digital tools, especially when we come upon a tool we really...

The locks on our bridges

This excerpt is from my talk with Sean Michael Morris and Amy Slay at Open Education 2016 about Critical Instructional...

Small dollhouse figure of a man sitting on a sand-colored beanbag.

Bean Bags in the LMS

Recently, I spoke with an English teacher at the University of Dayton who despaired over the cold, sterile environment the...