A Brief History of the Future of Education
Learning in the Age of Disruption
Apps and advanced algorithms can't replace teachers - more accurately, they can't replace good teachers. However, based on the way many teachers often spend their time, adaptive hardware and software can and will automate many traditional teaching and learning tasks such as delivering content, assessing learning, and communicating with parents. This book considers how visual learning; social learning; the age of super-mobility; and big data, gaming, and personalization are changing the face of education. Educational leaders will have to help create a vision to change traditional schools. Technology learning specialists will have to help educators and leaders alike in embracing tools to improve modern-day teaching, learning, and assessment.
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A Brief History of the Future of Education is a must-read for anyone concerned with the ways in which all generations engage with the world and each other. The authors are former teachers who have studied and traversed the educational technology journey of the last 15 to 20 years. They understand what is happening in the workforce and how it will affect the definition of school as we know it. The historical perspective provides insight into the decisions that were made in education in the past. A deeper understanding of how schooling has evolved over time serves as a catalyst for thinking more deeply about how we might redesign education. This book provides a vision for education in the future. -- Dr. Wendy Drexler, Faculty Lead This book is exactly what we need so we can prepare the next generation of learners. There is nothing "wrong" with our education system; it's exactly what we needed to prepare students for success in the 20th century. Ian and Ryan make the case for what's changed, where the gaps are, what's being done to address the gaps, and what we all need to do now so that today's kids, our students, are well equipped to thrive in the world they'll inherit. -- Mitch Weisburgh, Founder