Unfortunately, teachers working in an educational system stuck in the past, told Travis that his technology was not an educational tool and he would not be able to use it for learning. Frustration turned to inspiration. If his school wouldn’t let him unleash the 21st century learner trapped outside the school walls, he’d take matters into his own hands. Travis launched the iSchool Initiative, a non-profit organization dedicated tor revolutionizing our education system through innovative technology. Since its inception in 2009, the iSchool Initiative team has expanded to over 25 members consisting of students who work around the globe helping educators break free from outdated constructs and join the digital learning revolution taking place in the world.
Travis explains his work in this interview with Wes Fryer.
Is your school one that traps students in the past or one that empowers them as 21st century learners? If it’s the former, maybe you need to hire Travis and his team. Visit http://ischoolinitiative.org to learn more.
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