We Need More From Education Technology

AMID SUSTAINED GROWTH in an education technology sector competing to put innovative digital tools in front of students, some educators are lamenting a disconnect between the products entrepreneurs are offering and what schools actually need – a rare criticism of an industry often lauded as vital to maximizing student learning potential. “I think there’s a tendency […]

Tech addiction an ‘existential threat’

Former Google employee Tristan Harris said large tech companies have a “moral responsibility” when it comes to shaping billions of people’s attention — one he believes they are abusing in favor of profits. “We’re pointing the most powerful supercomputers in the world at our brains to suck the attention out of it,” Harris, who once […]