Ed Tech and the circus of unreason

helenbeetham

I’d been writing a different blog post – in response to Martin Weller’s nice rant about the unenlightenment – but before I could finish it, a deeper darkness had descended.

Contributions from our community have made chinks of light, such as Martin’s ‘Acts of Resistance’, Digital Pedagogy Lab’s call to ‘make space for other kinds of work‘ in these dangerous times, and Lorna’s shout of rage from The Wrong Side of History. These were personal calls to us as human beings, which are what really matter. Thank you to everyone whose posts, tweets, emails and comments have helped remind us that we are human beings first, that the work of politics is more important right now than what we do in our day jobs, and that the work of loving each other is part of it.

But today I feel brave enough to peep…

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