Parting Shot: As He Leaves the U.S. Department of Education, the Leader of its Office of EdTech Appeals for Greater Equity
Warning: Simply sprinkling computers into schools isn’t the answer. Leaders must pick the right kind of technology, and that requires conversations with classroom teachers — before the devices are purchased. But, alas, teachers say they are not frequently consulted, and they often fumble with technology selected by administrators, according to a new poll from TES Global and the Jefferson Education Accelerator.
There are many angles to the equity riddle. But it’s not an insurmountable challenge.