Matt Crosslin

Reading: Speak & Spell: A History http://hackeducation.com/2015/01/13/speak-and-spell/

The first rule of Ed Tech is to know your history. Behaviorism is the root of most Ed Tech, and this article shows how.

Matt Crosslin

Reading: "Context Is King: Why Today's MOOCs Don't Meet Corporate Needs" | WIRED http://www.wired.com/2015/01/context-is-king-moocs-corporate-needs/

"We need to return to the MOOC as originally envisioned: social learning" says Todd and Siemens. I agree. We keep bringing all educational ideas back to instructivism, because that is what we are comfortable with.