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Education is more ripe for disruption than nearly any other industry, says NYU professor Scott Galloway: ‘Harvard is now a $50,000 streaming platform’

Higher education is more ready for major change than any other industry, perhaps with the exception of healthcare, NYU professor Scott Galloway said during Insider’s “Access, Equity, and the Future of Education” virtual event Wednesday. According to Galloway, colleges and universities need to embrace hybrid learning models in order to […]
Education is more ripe for disruption than nearly any other industry, says NYU professor Scott Galloway: ‘Harvard is now a $50,000 streaming platform’
Tech

Apple’s head of marketing slammed Chromebooks, calling them ‘cheap testing tools’ and saying kids who use them in school won’t succeed

In an interview with CNET, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller said Chromebook laptops were only good for taking tests. Schiller’s comments ignored the notoriously high price point of Apple products, which most schools can’t afford, and other benefits offered by Chromebooks. This marked one of Apple’s most direct public attacks […]
Apple’s head of marketing slammed Chromebooks, calling them ‘cheap testing tools’ and saying kids who use them in school won’t succeed
Strategy

Teachers love Google’s education products but are suspicious. Why is a megacorporation giving them a perfect tool for free?

Google for Education tools have taken off “like grass on fire,” industry analysts say. The software is completely free and Chromebooks, which are laptops manufactured by other companies running the Google Chrome operating system, are deeply discounted for classrooms. These tactics have worked: Google-powered devices made up almost 60% of […]
Teachers love Google’s education products but are suspicious. Why is a megacorporation giving them a perfect tool for free?