July 24, 2024

The Case Against Innovation

Here’s the self-shot, one-take, new keynote, The Case Against Innovation, I did for the November 2020 Re[Learn] Festival. I sure hope I’ll get to refine it in the future. That said, I’m proud of the contrarian issues raised.

Writing, recording, and editing a completely new talk is extremely hard. In order to fit within the constraints of the time allotted by the online Re[Learn] Festival, I had to cut a great deal out of the video I prepared. Here is some of what I left out of the “official” conference talk. These issues pertain to what kids and teachers can do.

Speaking of innovation and educational disruption, take a look at this bit of schlock being peddled on Facebook as educational innovation.