Author Archives: Michael Feldstein

About Michael Feldstein

Michael Feldstein is co-Publisher of e-Literate, co-Producer of e-Literate TV, and Partner in MindWires Consulting. For more information, see his profile page.

Lumen and Follett: Canary in the Curricular Materials Coal Mine?

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1100) Phil wrote up some excellent observations yesterday about the announcement that Follett has invested in Lumen Learning and will be distributing some of their products. This deal has more significance for the curricular materials market … Continue reading

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Can There Be a Microscope of the Mind?

Making the case that educators should cultivate their cognitive science literacy. Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: The Power of Explaining to Others

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1100) Mike Caulfield is one of a sadly dwindling number of truly interesting, deep-thinking bloggers about educational technology in higher ed. If you don’t follow his blog, you should. He can be an acquired taste. He … Continue reading

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Why Ed Tech Will Fail to Transform Education (for Now)

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1100) A while back, I wrote a post arguing that algorithm-based ed tech like learning analytics and adaptive learning will not sell well as long as educators do not have the mathematical and scientific literacies necessary to … Continue reading

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Scaling Educational Access

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1100) There’s an interesting piece in EdSurge about the potential access to education challenge that CUNY will face if Governor Cuomo makes good on his proposal to make college tuition free: According to the CUNY 2016 Student … Continue reading

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