Technology is Overwhelming Education: That’s Why We Need More

Please note, this is writer’s opinion.

By Charles Sosnik

Whether you have kids in school, work for a school or simply watch the news, you know schools are dealing with a lot. They are going through a very difficult time, trying to modernize and keep up with the technological world around them. Schools are dealing with software complexity of it all as they transition to the digital world, yet they lack a general understanding of how to accomplish a tech-driven comprehensive redesign.

As a result, school personnel are experiencing a kind of future shock, trying to juxtapose the outside world of Amazon and Uber with their retro work-world of Reading, Writing and Rithmatic.

Add to that, the fact that today’s learners were born into a different world and are often bored to tears with the whole traditional public-school experience, and you have a recipe for a radical change in the way school is done.

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