Massive Open Online Courses have pulled the ancient profession of Education into the digital age, but this is just the beginning, and as with all transformation, technology is only one component, albeit a critical one.
Esther Wojcicki recently published “Moonshots in Education” in which she explores digital and online learning in the classroom. She looks at several models and examples of schools that are already implementing digital learning and what the success rate has been. Giving students some control of their learning, encouraging them to be be innovative and collaborative, and treating them with kindness, trust, and respect, all play a part in how Esther sees the future of education. Here’s how we can reinvent the classroom for the digital age.