Tag: technology

Just like cameras, the best technology is what you have

MOOCs don’t benefit developing countries. Phones do Parachuting in the ‘latest and greatest’ device or gadget may have strong political appeal, and fatten the bottom lines of certain firms, and may possibly even be effective in some cases, but it may be useful to ask, How can we innovate using what we already have? … Treat teachers like the problem… Read more →

Computers are to difficult to use and I’m proud of my digital illiteracy

Computers are too difficult and people are computer illiterate Adults have worn their computer illiteracy as a badge of pride for many years now so it shouldn’t surprise anyone that their children share their digital inadequacies. Moreover, neither group is even willing to try to solve a problem when they encounter it. As recent privacy and malware issues have demonstrated,… Read more →

Another vision of education in the future

An Infographic on the future of education The future is about access, anywhere learning and collaboration, both locally and globally. Teaching and learning is going to be social. Schools of the future could have a traditional cohort of students, as well as online only students who live across the country or even the world. Things are already starting to move… Read more →