Why Digital Learning will Liberate Teachers, Michael Horn : Education Next | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

"Teachers will be critical to our nation’s future in a world of digital learning. Of course, teachers’ jobs will also be quite different from the way they look today—and if we do this right, they should not just be different, but they should also be a whole lot better, as it liberates them in many exciting ways." says Michael Horn

 

Discussion of "monolithic" standardized activities, the limiting notion of factory-modeled classrooms, the potential of digital learning to turn things around, and differntiated roles for teachers.