If We Do It Right, Teachers Plus Technology Can Free Educators to Focus More on Students
The Christensen Institute
AUGUST 15, 2019
The McKinsey Global Institute’s recent report on the future of work for women made for an interesting headline at Education Week: “Forty Percent of Elementary School Teachers’ Work Could Be Automated By 2030.” The report’s case study of elementary education teachers points to an automation trend that could be a good thing for teachers and students. But elementary school teachers do much more than take attendance, prepare handouts and teach foundational knowledge and skills.