Startup Weekend EDU took over Florida International University and brought together one of the most diverse group of people to hack away at problems in education and learn how to take any idea from concept to creation. The weekend was nothing short of magical!
In this post I discuss some of the fundamental issues with edtech as it stands today. Recently, the Los Angeles Unified School District received a lot of publicity for a failing iPad program. While I don’t believe the case is hopeless, there are some fundamental issues that must be addressed for the initiative to improve. Other schools can certainly avoid these mistakes.