Computers Can’t Help Close the Rich-Poor Education Gap

kid_on_computer1

Between 2008 and 2010, the state of California gave out computers to more than 1,100 sixth to tenth grade students across central California. The idea was to test an ongoing concern in 21st century education: kids without computers at home Continue reading

In Edtech, Solution to Digital Equity Remains to Be Seen

old comp

In the education technology space, people are constantly talking about the latest device or technology tool used to improve student learning. And for good reason — there are constant changes in the space right now and a lot of justified Continue reading

BYOD: Wave of the Future or Disaster Waiting to Happen?

BYOD

Flashback: Five years ago. You’re a high school student in your last class of the day. You whip out your cell phone and attempt to surreptitiously text your friend under your desk  to confirm your after-school Jamba Juice trip. You’re Continue reading