“This is what edtech should be: teachers, administrators, and even students and edupreneurs participating in the same conversation.” YES – and edSurge highlights an event in Chicago where teachers and administrators spent a day of free time learning about 30 edtech startups and trying their products.
This is a connection many of us have found to be missing – educators voices should be a very important voice in the development of technology tools. How do the developers know what they need? Unless, of course, the developers are teachers – which the article points out is often so. Great effort from First Line Schools in Chicago to put this together.