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We need to change the teacher vs. technology narrative

The Christensen Institute

Sure enough, elementary and secondary teachers are among the most educated yet least paid professionals; and their likelihood of automation: practically zero. A recent chart from Bloomberg on the future of artificial intelligence and employment lends evidence to a point I have been making for years : teachers will not be replaced by machines. The chart compares a wide array of professions based on required education levels, average annual wages, and likelihood of automation.

Why we need to change the teacher vs. tech narrative

eSchool News

Sure enough, elementary and secondary teachers are among the most educated yet least paid professionals; and their likelihood of automation: practically zero.

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Hack Education

Via WaPo’s Valerie Strauss : “ Trump ’s rather weird meeting with the 2017 Teachers of the Year.” ” Gotta love a quote like this, from a story in Edsurge profiling McComb, Mississippi ’s Summit Elementary School: “We are learning how to mitigate between policy and trying to be as innovative as possible without breaking state laws.” It’s 2017, and Wired still promotes a narrative that “ hackers ” are all young men.

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

To the entrepreneur who wrote the Techcrunch op-ed in August that ed-tech is “ 2017's big, untapped and safe investor opportunity.” The College Board also boasted about its partnership with Khan Academy, which would make SAT test prep materials freely available online. According to Edsurge , changes to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act will soon be another “ win for ed-tech vendors.”