After reviewing this week’s learning resources, respond to the following items in several well-written paragraphs, integrating some of your learning resources from this week. You may include other sources if you wish, but remember to provide in-text citations and a reference list. If you need help with APA-7 format, please refer to the APA module in the LEO classroom.
- What are some of the functions of education in society?
- In what way is public education democratizing (i.e. how does it level the playing field?) and in what way(s) does it fall short?
- Summarize the main points you took away from the three videos in the Week 2 Learning Resources.
- Given what you have learned this week about education and the transformative effect of technology on learning and development, propose an educational model for the future. In your response, consider the following questions: What are some qualities of an excellent educational system? What of the existing educational model do you think should stay the same and what should change? What role, if any, does technology play in helping to implement your model?