At age 17, Nick D'Aloisio just sold Summly to Yahoo! for $30 Million. With technology increasingly penetrating our everyday lives, today's children grow up with computers in their blood: thus, this rise of the teenage entrepreneur is not fading anytime soon.
When we discuss monetary policy and federal budget issues, Education is held as its own spending category, like Healthcare or Defense. The reality, however, is that investing in education simply means investing in progress within every other category, and it should be treated as such. Education touches every piece of the living experience.
Google Glass is a potential game changer to the myriad ways that human beings interact with the world. By nature, this means we must shift our education strategies to match the world inhabited by smartglasses.
In today's market, each principal and superintendent purchasing new content for his or her schools must ask themselves: How long will this textbook stay relevant? The age of justifying the paper purchase has officially passed us by.
During a recent Twitter binge, I encountered an op-ed from 1970 scolding the efforts of the United States to implement technology into the learning experience. It held up shockingly well to today's environment. For Government theory to turn into Government action, the Foundation must act as the intermediary.