The phrase “empowering educators” is a cliché that usually doesn’t mean much. We could use the language of business—as I have—to describe educators as knowledge workers and think about optimizing their workflows to reduce the amount of time they spend on low-value tasks and increase their opportunities to apply their expert judgment to high-value tasks. […]
How can we create engaging, meaningful educational experiences that will bring students back to college?
The reason that courseware has disappointed as a product category is that we failed to understand the product/market fit of the paper textbook.
I’m doing something stupid and forming a start-up. At my age. This post will tell you why.