“Yes, you need to get into moon design computational systematic thinking, in fact I’m giving a keynote at mega-trope-con next month if you can afford to come”.

… no thanks, I have to actually teach and it’s getting harder because I have to also feed this elephant someone keeps putting in my room.

Every time some leader puts on a show which is a series of opinion driven lectures based on little more than tropes, self-interest and valorizing markets, a classroom teacher get’s less time and less money. A student gets less feedback, less opportunities. When will we stop funding these mythic circuses, revert the casualisation of staff and actually realise that EdTech continues to siphon off millions to the pockets of people who care more about their next hotel and frequent flyer points than they do about remembering your name or actually doing their own research.