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The Future of Education
This is a new era, a knowledge economy, in which companies like Airbnb, Uber,
Google, and Amazon have forever changed the landscape through ingenuity,
investment, and something called cloud technologies. The disruption of existing
billion-dollar businesses in the hotel, ride service, and retail markets will
never return to past methods. Ever.
Consumers appreciate the vast array of choices, lower costs, and above all, the
immediate satisfaction of service that we refer t
In April 2020, according to UNESCO, over 1.6 billion students across 190
countries stopped attending school because of COVID. I witnessed the challenges
that all educators, administrators, and government leaders were facing around
the world. Strategies for the continuation of learning were haphazard at best.
It was daunting when the shutdown first occurred, and we are still a long way
from figuring out how education will emerge from this change. Not one school,
district, state, or country coul