Combining education and technology is great—until it's not. Update: This article has been updated to remove identifying information about a teacher and to clarify the reporter’s classroom observations.
There is a long-standing, red-hot debate in educational circles about the most effective way to teach kids. Some favor more traditional teacher-directed methods, with the teacher presenting materials responding
There is a growing crisis within children’s mental health, and this is not a term used lightly—between 2010 and 2015 there was a 50% increase in hospital admissions because of children self-harming. And
And how you can use design thinking to burn through the bad ideas that lead to good ones. Growing up, we're all taught to follow the rules. Wait your turn in line. Fill in the bubble of the right answer.
The problem with learning in recent years across all levels of schooling is that, somewhere along the way, we lost how to make it fun. Instead, it’s become a chore or punishment to kids and their parents.
As Australian children go back to school, what should we be doing to get them ready for the fourth industrial revolution? Over the course of the last year, at the World Economic Forum and elsewhere, I