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About NowComment and Paul Allison

NowComment® was developed by Fairness.com LLC beginning in 2008 by a team led by founder Dan Doernberg. Over the next ten years it became increasingly popular as an educational tool, initially in Higher Education and within a few years in K12.

Paul Allison is a nationally-known educator and EdTech expert who assumed the stewardship of NowComment in August 2018 from Dan. Paul brings a wealth of experience, friendships, and institutional connections to NowComment:

  • Teacher Consultant & technology liaison for the New York City Writing Project since 1990
  • Educator Innovator & consultant for the National Writing Project since 2000
  • Recognized as a “Tech Leader of the Year” by Tech & Learning Magazine (2009)
  • Co-founder (2003) & facilitator of Youth Voices (with other National Writing Project teachers)
  • Host of Teachers Teaching Teachers (going strong after almost 600 weekly episodes, including this September 2015 NowComment episode)
  • 31 years of K12 teaching experience in New York City schools

© Copyright 2018-2024, Paul Allison.
"NowComment" is a registered trademark of Paul Allison. All rights reserved.

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Quickstart: Commenting and Sharing

How to Comment
  • Click icons on the left to see existing comments.
  • Desktop/Laptop: double-click any text, highlight a section of an image, or add a comment while a video is playing to start a new conversation.
    Tablet/Phone: single click then click on the "Start One" link (look right or below).
  • Click "Reply" on a comment to join the conversation.
How to Share Documents
  1. "Upload" a new document.
  2. "Invite" others to it.

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