Edtech companies are starting a war against teachers

Edtech companies are starting a war against teachers

In the last 5 years, we have seen a systematic attack by many start-ups against the one thing our students have relied upon for centuries: teachers. In the last 5 years, we have seen a systematic attack by many start-ups against the one thing our students have relied...
Why our lecture halls are emptying

Why our lecture halls are emptying

Students aren’t coming to class, but simply putting courses online isn’t the answer. We need to give students a reason to come to class. As a student, I remember the outdated practicals that I went to three times a week. Each taught a fundamental concept...
Learning, teaching, and the art of the oil change

Learning, teaching, and the art of the oil change

Why are we making our students suffer through the most boring parts of science to get them excited about science? When I was finally allowed to use the family car, I was also given the responsibility to help maintain it. This meant learning to perform the most basic...