Why technology fails to revolutionize education? Derek Muller published this video discussing some very interesting ideas on the past and present state of education and the effect that technology has had on it.
The topic of teachers also comes up and guess what? Again it is found that the most important role of the teacher is to connect with students, motivate and encourage them to learn.
Take a few moments to watch this video questioning if technology has altered the way students learn, retain or disseminate information: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEmuEWjHr5c&sns=em