16 Years Providing Weekly Foresight
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"A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be." - Wayne Gretzky
Today, at a time when the incorporation of basic Internet connection technology in K12 schoolrooms is accepted as a "When, not If" proposition, almost all of the conversation remains focused on the bits and bytes. Which laptop? Which router? Which parental/teacher-control software? Which sites should be blocked?
And while all of these are important tactical questions (a few of which I'll touch on here), it seems this would be exactly the right time for the world to be looking beyond the minutiae, toward comprehending and embracing a completely new vision of both education and its result.