Why I’m Optimistic About the Next Wave of Education Technology
JUNE 18, 2017
The first online class we launched in 1998 was little more than flat text on webpages, and we closely followed the birth of learning management systems, meeting with both Blackboard and WebCT before they achieved their first $1 million in revenue. In 2002, our team at Microsoft Education created an LMS for a world where every teacher and student had a tablet computer. Internet ubiquity in the classroom led teachers to adopt email and experiment with other technologies.