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.
Imagine teaching math courses in the context of real-world problems? Imagine learning Geometry in the context of an architect. Maybe we can finally answer that age-old question asked by students – why do I need to learn math?
Over the last few days, I have had several discussions about the use of technology in education. Every time I discuss it, I form my argument around one central question, how can technology enhance the learning experience? I think it is important to look at it this way versus how technology might make the delivery […]