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Online Learning Should Return to a Supporting Role -by David Deming

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'Mentors matter for everyone, and they can have a powerful impact on students’ life choices and career successThere is no technological substitute for in-person teaching. Winner-take-all economics & cost-cutting may make many in-person teaching obsolete, but the best education continues to be intensive, expensive & done in person  If online learning trends continue unchecked, on-campus learning & intensive interaction between teachers and students may eventually become unaffordable for all but the wealthiest institutions & the wealthiest families.I t is wonderful that t echnology has enabled millions of students to keep learning even when direct contact is impossible. But once this crisis ends, we will be better off if technology frees up precious class time so that educators and students can engage deeply with each other and build personal connections that will last a lifetime.'

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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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