In 2019, What’s REALLY the Definition of a Teacher?

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They deliver specific chunks of knowledge that are outlined by academic standards and required by school policy in the curriculum, not random tangents of knowledge. It’s librarians that are supposed to curate and guide further studies and deeper dives or sideways jumps to secondary topics. It’s the adaptive digital curriculum arena that tends to scare teachers because it is doing the teaching – and here teaching is defined narrowly. By LeiLani Cauthen.

Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality


But in the field of education, we don’t even have a complete set of static competency frameworks for digital data that are openly accessible and interoperable—to say nothing of dynamic data that support real-time pathway optimization. The existing standards for this kind of data were like a Babylon of different languages, understood only in their own domain (such as medical training, human resources, K-12 or postsecondary).