From Good Intentions to Real Shortcomings: An Edtech Reckoning
DECEMBER 26, 2017
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. For example, in contrast to those in other states, many immigrant families in Arizona feared state surveillance through school-issued laptops. In 2017, reality took a massive swipe at the wobbly optimism of technology progressives.