On December 1, 2014, Audrey Watters published a collection of her lectures under the title Monsters of Education Technology. The following is the final chapter from that collection. As Audrey describes it, the
The following article is republished from Hack Education with permission. Earlier this year Audrey and a handful of educators collaborated on a guide for teachers to use in starting conversations like this one.
“It’s early days for online education,” declared a recent article in the technology blog Techcrunch, with its typical giddiness about the changes that technology is poised to bring to schooling. But the