In considering the Top 5 Trends in EdTech, I found this particular perspective engaging - The Rise of Mobile and the Return of Neolithic-Style Hunter gatherers.
It makes some fascinating points, featured briefly here but worth clicking through to read the rest:
- Partake of All Screens, Loyal to None
- Every Hunter for Himself
- The Relentless Toolmakers
- The Earth is Flat
- Freedom over Security
- Gathering of the Tribes
- The Improvisation of the Hunt
You can guess at the thrust of the article through this brief listing of section titles, so I encourage you to read the original.
Simply, what are the implications for school IT departments?
In a word? Extinction. Still, what fun!
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