Adam Johnston

Learning through music, design, technology, social media, and education since 1984. Curriculum Manager at @EverFi.


5 Keys to Successful EdTech Product Design


There’s a lot of talk, time, and money going into education technology these days. New startups appear every day, each hoping to provide a needed disruption through new and innovative products. There are no magic bullets in education. It is a famously complex, perennially underfunded, and politically charged sector. These factors yield serious…


On Pride and Coming Out


I published this on my old blog last October, on National Coming Out Day. In honor of Pride Month, which starts June 1, I wanted to re-publish the piece, because it pretty clearly articulates what “pride” means to me.

It’s been about 2 and a half years since I came out to my closest friends and family, and the support I have gotten from many of them…


5 Keys to Successful EdTech Product Design


There’s a lot of talk, time, and money going into education technology these days. New startups appear every day, each hoping to provide a needed disruption through new and innovative products. There are no magic bullets in education. It is a famously complex, perennially underfunded, and politically charged sector. These factors yield serious…