In this episode, Hernesto and Danny talk about innovation in education and how this doesn’t necessarily spell T-E-C-H-N-O-L-O-G-Y. Innovation is when truly new ideas are tried out in the classroom (although you may often find that you are reinventing the wheel and calling it innovation).
Picture of Danny’s Hashtag Experiment
Slate Article: How can teacher with a chalkboard and algebra that are 40 to 50 years old? Are smart boards actually smart?
Nolan Bushnell (founder of Atari) Interview on Education.
Gruber’s Post on Apple v. Google
What is a modem?
Google Play for Education
Danny could not find any reputable source for the “no chipped ponies” analogy.
We should always leave room for creativity, but we also need to help lead them towards the paths of creativity. As noted in A Wrinkle in Time, “Life, with its rules, its obligations, and its freedoms, is like a sonnet: You’re given the form, but you h