Indiana Education Paired Texts

March 2017 - Indiana to lose $56 million in public school funding under Trump budget September 2017 - Indiana receives $59 million grant to expand charter schools September 2017 - Hoosier Virtual Academy, an online charter, to close in June The DeVos DOE and Indiana education politics continue to lead the way in removing resourcesRead More

Ideas for Apps Script in Google Slides

Google Slides got a big update from Google this week, notably the inclusion of AddOns and Apps Script functionality. The UI updates are nice (grid view, skip slide, etc) but the real power and extensibility of Slides through GAS allows for connection beyond the immediate audience. Some ideas I know I'm going to play with:Read More

Outsourcing, EdTech, and 1986

Outsourcing education doesn't look like robots taking over our classes. It happens when we willingly turn over the tasks of teaching to machines without thinking through implications or repercussions thoroughly. Computers are really good at a lot of things. Media companies are also really good at a lot of things. When the two really teamedRead More