We’re still teaching our kids using a 20th-century paradigm, but many visionaries—like the ones in this video—have plans to take our advances in computing and technology and use them to explode the idea of what education can be.
By rescuing student work from the trash, backpacks, and filing cabinets, and putting it squarely into focus, the Three Ring app makes it easier to foster a sense of ownership that helps students learn.
Whether it's via the administration, the professors, or the students, serious investments in edtech are coming to major universities. Which startups are going to be called upon to help make the transition?
Sure, there is great cloud-based education software available, but many schools lack either the hardware or the bandwidth to make them work. Hope comes in the form of some clever—and cheap—hardware innovations from around the world.