What’s next for educational software?
AUGUST 13, 2013
Most educational software instantiates physical learning spaces. Essentially, we use new tools to do the work of old tools and largely fail, at first, to identify and advance the unique affordances of new technology. When individuals have access to tools for creating, improving, evaluating, and sharing content, centralized structures fail. Educational software in common use today assumes that structure exists a priori. What do you want the software to do?