November 26, 2015

Audrey Watters

About Audrey Watters

Freelance journalist Audrey Watters ( @audreywatters) has written about education technology for “MindShift,” “Inside Higher Ed,” Edutopia’s blog, and her personal site, Hack Education (

MOOC Mania: Debunking the hype around massive open online courses

Illustration by Jacob Thomas

The New York Times crowned 2012 as “The Year of the MOOC.” Journalist Audrey Watters trains a critical eye on the hottest trend in education and considers what it might mean for K-12 schools.

What Tech in Schools Really Looks Like


When it comes to the latest technology, some schools are more equal than others.

The Truth About Tablets: Educators are getting iPads and ereaders into students’ hands—but it’s not easy


When it comes to using ereaders and tablets in school, librarians will tell you “it’s complicated.”

Hands on With iBooks Author


Ed-tech journalist Audrey Watters puts Apple’s new textbook creation tool, iBooks Author, through its paces.