Why Tech Still Hasn't Solved Education's Problems - The Atlantic


This Atlantic article is good for thinking about how learning is mediated by tools and artifacts. In edu-jargon, we talk of tools having "affordances" and "constraints," and technology has plenty of both. We seem to let the technology do what technology is good at, but CPU cycles and algorithms coded in software often underperform in what remains a very personal, social, and human-focused field.