Software May Not Eat Education, But Innovators & Educators MUST Grab Coffee

Software May Not Eat Education, But Innovators & Educators MUST Grab Coffee

In his recent blog post “Software Will Not Eat Education,” Ben Stern, Manager of Education Partnerships at TeachBoost and advisor to Ponder, reasons that software will not “eat” education because the main problems in K-12 are human and political issues: the achievement gap, funding disparities and teacher attrition. However, he caveats that there are three conditions under which software can positively affect education.

Sesame Street Cred: eLearning in the Age of Iggy Azalea

Catalyst spent our “summer vacation” researching the trends, dynamics and innovative companies in the eLearning sector, including one of the main themes among K-12 educators: the challenge of Common Core implementation (i.e., how the standards are taught, the curriculum developed and the materials used to support teachers).