Category Archives: Edtech

Tuesday tip: Google add-ons

Earlier this year, Google unveiled add-ons. Previously, developers could use Google Apps Script (GAS) to create custom functions or tools, then publish them to script gallery. Other users could then read a short description if the script and install it … Continue reading

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Who will test the testers?

Great follow-up to yesterday’s post. Dylan of the Learning Equality Foundation confirmed that they’re planning on doing randomized control trials (RCTs) on the KA Lite program. @finnismundi great question! Yes, partnered with UCSD Econ and great group in India to … Continue reading

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Somebody’s making the web go world-wide

This week I learned (via Tony Wan at Edsurge) that Khan Academy lessons are now being offered offline. The program is called “KA Lite” and is run by the Foundation for Learning Equality. The idea is that users, or teachers, … Continue reading

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Chegg ditches books (or at least, sending them)

This is old news (well, from last week), but I didn’t see it while I was in San Francisco for interviews. Chegg, the company that made its name buying and selling textbooks, is offloading the actual warehousing and shipping of … Continue reading

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Edtech gaps

My recent job search has been interesting. I’m moving from working in a tech/data position in higher ed (at NYU) and hunting in edtech, It’s been awesome so far – getting great reception in the Bay Area, and it seems … Continue reading

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Learning to Code in 2014

I’ve recently given notice at my job (to move to the Bay Area), and the process of wrapping up in New York has given me the chance to reflect on a lot of skills I’ve learned in the past few … Continue reading

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