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One take on the state of EdTech

Posted by Pete McBreen 28 Jun 2020 at 23:06

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade is a good hint about what the author thinks of the state of EdTech.

Unfortunately after reading through the list of items, it is hard to conclude that things are getting better. Clickers, e-textbooks and gamification are nowhere near the worst part of the EdTech problems, but they are still being adopted…

On top of this, people are still trying to claim that there is a STEM Crisis, but the reality appears to be that it is hard to get people to apply for STEM jobs that pay barely more than fast food service jobs.