Changing Our Job Descriptions, Gene Lamb

Changing Roles

The main idea of this chapter is that education roles are changing. The author asserts that the role of teachers is changing from the "job of expert" to a "new job of facilitator, guide and organizer."

A digitally connected world

Digital Resources for All

Digital resources available to virtually everyone are changing everything.

Five Year Prediction

In 5 years, the number of students learning at home through homeschooling or virtual schools will double to 6 million students - about 10% of all students.

Ten Year Prediction

In 10 years, there will be several do-it-yourself options that will allow students to take ownership of their own learning.

Edupreneurs Thrive in New Age of Digital Learning

"Edupreneurs" are on the rise, expanding roles of learning professionals. Nontraditional teaching roles are doubling every two to three years.