From Good Intentions to Real Shortcomings: An Edtech Reckoning
DECEMBER 26, 2017
In 2017, reality took a massive swipe at the wobbly optimism of technology progressives. As the bubbly enthusiasm in the democratizing power of platforms like Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Khan Academy quietly wanes, we’ve seen more attention to digital inequity like the homework gap and gender discrimination in coding careers. Despite the sobering findings, 2017 offered some notable bright spots.