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Edtech is Business First; by Thomas Ultican

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Don't miss this one! Tom Ultican, retired teacher of advanced mathematics and physics, studied the Ed-Tech industry, which now passes itself as “personalized learning.” He reminds us that Ed-Tech is first and foremost about business and profits, not learning.  "Giant corporations and private equity firms require return on investment. Improving education comes in second to making profits and everyone in the business knows that the real edtech gold comes from data mining. Not all edtech is negative but it is important to remember that private companies are in it for the money." 

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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