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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Back from a vacation to the northwestern coast, this week saw a number of enhancements and additions to this site, including the publication of an updated OER FAQ and infographic, the addition of video news clips to the K-12 Cyber Incident Map, and a post pondering the harsh penalties being enacted against students who hack their own schools. As always, I also offer links to news, tools, and reports about education, public policy, technology, and innovation that caught my eye – including a little bit about why.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

This week – as an accompaniment to my curated list of links of news, tools, and reports and thanks to significant captive time traveling via airplane – I also share links to a few extended analytical pieces. While not every piece speaks directly to K-12 education issues at present, they all speak to the wider milieu from which our conceptions of public education and consumer technology are derived. I believe they hold important lessons for what the future of education in a digital age may hold.