Urgent care centers are one of few places people can drop in for coronavirus tests without an appointment. | Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images Americans are using urgent care to…

This coming weekend Stanford Continuing Studies is hosting a free workshop about online instruction. The workshop, Teaching Your Class Online, will be facilitated by three instructors from Stanford… Read the…

Does it ever feel like conducing an online class meeting is an exercise akin to herding cats? Between making sure that every kid can hear you and then making sure…

This morning I received an email from a reader who was looking for an alternative to ABCya’s word cloud generator. ABCya’s word cloud generator was a good one. Unfortunately, it…

Knowt is a free service for turning documents into flashcards, quizzes, and other review activities. I featured Knowt in a blog post last year and again earlier this year. Back…

Tomorrow afternoon at 4pm ET/ 1pm PT Rushton Hurley from Next Vista for Learning and I will be hosting the 27th installment of Two Ed Tech Guys Take Questions and…

In this week’s Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week newsletter I mentioned that in my free handbook I have a list of ideas for using Google Earth in your…

Amanda Northrop/Vox Americans are embracing dangerous conspiratorial beliefs, from QAnon to coronavirus denial. Eleanor’s dad loved science — or so she thought. Eleanor grew up listening to stories of the…

Last week someone emailed me looking for some alternatives to an old New York Times feature called Gauging Your Distraction. It was a Flash-based game that illustrated the danger of…

Joe Biden and Barack Obama meet with tech executives in the White House in December 2013. | Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images Who will have a seat at the table? When it…

Twitter is working on new features that go beyond the public 280-character tweet. | John Nacion/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The company that’s famous for being a public platform is…

Amazon The pandemic was a huge boost for Amazon’s grocery business. Can it do the same for this new offering? When Amazon spent $750 million to acquire the online pharmacy…