Tom Liam Lynch

Tom is an education professor in New York City who co-founded Babble Lab, a center for digital humanities pedagogy and research at Pace University, helped establish an international consortium of coding schools for refugees called Room 7, and is launching a nationwide initiative called CS4ELA to explore ways to embed computer science into K-12 English classes. His new collection of essays on education, technology, and teaching English is called Strata and Bones. Find on social at @tomliamlynch
Step It Up: Girls Who Learn to Code Through Dance
Computer Science Education

Step It Up: Girls Who Learn to Code Through Dance

Dance and coding might seem like an odd pairing, but in fact they go together gloriously. One of the core…
Some or All of the Above: College Board’s Timely Lesson on Education Reform
Civics

Some or All of the Above: College Board’s Timely Lesson on Education Reform

When a friend asked me what I thought about a recent New York Times column lauding College Board’s overhaul of…
Reading Rainbow 4 Eva
Literacy

Reading Rainbow 4 Eva

Talking with a new teacher recently, I casually mentioned Reading Rainbow. A blank stare followed. Reading Rainbow, I reiterated. The…
Teach FM: Harry Potter, Dolores Umbridge, and Real-World Learning
Culture

Teach FM: Harry Potter, Dolores Umbridge, and Real-World Learning

In this episode of my podcast Teach FM, I break down a clip from Harry Potter and the Order of…
Be Still, My Algebraically Beating Heart!
STEM

Be Still, My Algebraically Beating Heart!

For all you number lovers out there, the NYTimes had a fantastic interactive article that lets readers create their own…
A Beast of a Curriculum for a Monster of a Book: Frankenstein at 200
Humanities

A Beast of a Curriculum for a Monster of a Book: Frankenstein at 200

Few books can help educators engage in more complex conversations about STEM than Frankenstein. Mary Shelley’s fantastic tale of technological…
For All You Handwriting Fans Out There, You’re Welcome.
Humanities

For All You Handwriting Fans Out There, You’re Welcome.

My handwriting has never been lovely. But that doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate the unique artistry of others’ penmanship. When…
When The Computer Fails, Read The Great Gatsby for 8 Hours!
Humanities

When The Computer Fails, Read The Great Gatsby for 8 Hours!

It’s an 8 hour performance in which the actors perform Fitzgerald’s great novel: word for word. Not for everyone, but…
Mathnet Reruns is What the STEM World Needs Right Now, So Here
STEM

Mathnet Reruns is What the STEM World Needs Right Now, So Here

Back when the WWE was the WWF, I watched a PBS show called Square One with the excitement of witnessing Macho…
Is Love the Key to Learning?
Culture

Is Love the Key to Learning?

Columnist David Brooks penned a commentary in which he argues that students’ emotional relationships with instructors are essential to their…
My NEW Podcast Asks: Are Public Schools Succeeding or Failing?
Civics

My NEW Podcast Asks: Are Public Schools Succeeding or Failing?

In my new podcast series called Teach FM, I explore some of the most pressing question in public education. Each…
This is NOT How We Want Our Daughters Thinking About Math
STEM

This is NOT How We Want Our Daughters Thinking About Math

When I was young, I remember going to the video store–pause, take that in–and scouring the shelves to find my…
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