Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning:

1. Big tech companies can actually save the world—if they want. Full story from The Conversation

2. Writing and discussion, not games and projects, make students critical thinkers. Full story from Forbes

3. Finland schools switch to open-plan learning. Full story from BBC News

4. Humans still play a role in tech-driven student success efforts. Full story from the Chronicle of Higher Education

5. Sandra Day O'Connor's lasting impact on edtech. Full story from EdSurge

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