What perhaps differentiates this year, from so many others, is the even bigger emphasis on technology–accelerated by the pandemic, no doubt. But it’s the first school year where the only school supplies I’ll be buying will be a notebook and maybe a couple of pens…just in case.
There’s little doubt that things are unlikely return to exactly as they were before the pandemic. And it made me wonder about the general state of education technology (AKA “edtech”). As it turns out, the path ahead may an interesting mix with some potholes.
One of the initiatives included in the next budget for the state of Ohio is a proposal to provide “microdegrees” for in-demand fields, quickly giving…