I gave this keynote this morning at the ICLS Conference, not in Nashville as originally planned (which is a huge bummer as I really want some hot chicken)
In recent years, the country has rushed to pursue “intelligent education.” Now its billion-dollar ed-tech companies are planning to export their vision overseas.
Leerbeleving is de edublog en bedrijf van Marcel de Leeuwe. Marcel is onafhankelijk e-Learning adviseur en trainer.
In spite of all the money and political capital pouring into the ed-tech sector, there’s precious little evidence suggesting that it has improved teaching and learning.
It’s been quite a year for education news, not that you’d know that by listening to much of the ed-tech industry (press). Subsidized by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, some publications...
Google has saturated classrooms with free software that teach kids, among other things, to trust companies like Google.
Pioneer of educational computing and the inspiration for Lego Mindstorms
This is where adaptive learning fails today: the future of work is about process attributes whereas the focus of adaptive learning is on product skills and low-level memorizable knowledge. I’ll take it a step further: today’s adaptive software robs learners of the development of the key attributes needed for continual learning – metacognitive, goal setting, and self-regulation – because it makes those decisions on behalf of the learner.
This is the transcript of the talk I gave today at the Digital Pedagogy Lab at the University of Prince Edward Island. You can find the slides here. Image and data credits are listed at the bottom ...
This talk was delivered virtually today at Western Oregon University. The slide deck is available here.