The Impending Human Capital Revolution
Here's how education technology will unlock the hidden talents of billions and unleash the most brilliant generation the world has ever seen.
Edtech is Trapped in Ben Bloom's Basement
For all Silicon Valley's talk of "disrupting" education, the current wave of education technology has been fraught with pedagogically unsound replications of the worst aspects of teaching and learning.
Is attending college actually an effective way to learn?
Ideas like Seymour Papert's constructionism have long aimed toward making the classroom more production-oriented and less consumption-oriented. I ask, why bother with the classroom at all?
How Selling Too Many Plush Monkeys Got Me Banned From Amazon Forever
I didn't set out to lose $587.13 selling plush monkeys, but I guess that's just the way life turns out sometimes.
Press: Central Bucks East grad's website helps students find their new classmates
I was featured in my hometown newspaper for some of my work in the field of education technology.
Unconventional Wisdom: Jared Silver at TEDxSoleburySchool
In early high school, I was invited to deliver this talk at a local TEDx event. It's 5 years old now, though, so there's a lot I would do differently today.