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Thoughts from a tech-loving teacher The Principal of Change Mike's Musings about Ed Tech Principal Smart's Blog | Striving to teach less and learn more. danah boyd | apophenia The below original text was the basis for Data & Society Founder and President danah boyd’s March 2018 SXSW Edu keynote,“What Hath We Wrought?” — Ed. Growing up, I took certain truths to be self evident. Democracy is good. War is bad. And of course, all men are created equal. My mother was a teacher who encouraged me to question everything. I loved pushing people’s buttons with these philosophical questions, but they weren’t nearly as existentially destabilizing as the moments in my life in which my experiences didn’t line up with frames that were sacred cows in my community. The funny thing about education is that we ask our students to challenge their assumptions. The funny thing about education is that we ask our students to challenge their assumptions. For the last year, I’ve been struggling with media literacy. Most media literacy proponents tell me that media literacy doesn’t exist in schools. Epistemological Warfare Why do we value precision in language? Finding the Red Pill

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