Picking on great education and technology myths

Bryan Alexander

Then I asked participants to think about lessons learned from puncturing that myth. Myth 4: MOOCS will transform everything. This elicited the first pushback, as some people wrote in to celebrate their use of MOOCs for personal professional development. One chimed in with admiration for the Modern Poetry MOOC. After this we discussed other myths and what we learn from thinking this way. The digital divide.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um,