Tag: politics

Digitally Literate #234

Turning Cracks & Crevices Into Chasms Digitally Lit #234 – 2/22/2020** Hi all, welcome to issue #234 of Digitally Literate. I posted and shared the following this week: Digital Justice, Surveillance, & Invisible Walls – We released another episode of the Technopanic Podcast this week. This episode is a discussion with Chris Gilliard about privacy,…

How teachers can help kids find their political voices

Social justice belongs in our schools, says educator Sydney Chaffee. In a bold talk, she shows how teaching students to engage in activism helps them build important academic and life skills — and asks us to rethink how we can use education to help kids find their voices. “Teaching will always be a political act,”…

Our Postmodern World: Science Is Political and Non-PhDs Are Scientists

Our Postmodern World: Science Is Political and Non-PhDs Are Scientists | American Council on Science and Health (acsh.org)

Alex Berezow in American Council on Science & Health in response to Audra Wolfe. Some pull quotes and commentary from me below. Click here for full source with annotations. What about people who don’t have PhD’s? Are they scientists, too? In any world in which credentials matter, the answer is no. (I describe a major…