This article is part of a series. Next week, I’ll release a short report on digital learning.
The arguably most studied problem in education is how to conduct education. Whenever someone provides education, this necessarily involves thinking about how to bring across the material at hand.
Education has not changed meaningfully over the course of human history. Whether in Plato’s Academy back in Ancient Greece or in schools nowadays, teaching usually means the transfer of knowledge from a teacher to students.
How does learning work then, what makes it efficient, and what are the opportunities for digital technologies?