HEWN, No. 338

For those of you who still insist that I give you a list of the “good ed-tech,” may I present to you: the classroom air filter, the installation of which, according to a study conducted in schools in Los Angeles, can “raise a class’s test scores by as much as cutting class size by a third.”

Elsewhere, I’m afraid, the news about ed-tech (and tech and education more broadly) remains grim:

The newsletter is short, and it is late this week. My apologies. I have been trying to stay away from the Internet in order to complete some writing projects.

This week’s Columbidae is the rose-crowned fruit dove. This photo was taken in New South Wales. It’s a common pigeon, but I worry a lot that even the birds with the widest range and largest habitat will soon be threatened. (Image credits)

Yours in struggle,