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A growing number of kids are supplementing their school work with thousands of online video tutorials.
On all kinds of subjects but despite what you might think this new wave in education.
It wasn't started by teachers are folks with any sort of educational training or background.
And that's just what my next guess one good thing.
-- -- why it's Clayton Christians in a Harvard business professor and author of the book.
Disrupting class how disruptive innovation will change the way the world -- Welcome to show -- Clayton great to have you here these online tutorials so exciting with heard a lot about the con academy.
Why didn't this -- from the usual suspects were the teachers where the academic acted emissions.
Did you know people will learn when they're ready to learn not when we're ready to teach them.
And so somebody who's been on the other side who -- -- -- knows what it feels like to learn and how hard it is to learn.
They understand the problems better than didn't -- professors or teachers do.
And so I think I think it's quite natural that it would be pulled into the market -- rather than being pushed into the market by teachers.
Well -- -- this -- academy that we've been talking about has the power to really transform education and already many schools across the country.
Using their methodologies and basically can't sit in front of a computer and they see.
A lesson unraveling before their -- right.
It's as if there was a teacher at the -- Ford but there is no teacher they're just seeing.
The words the lines the description the conversation unravel -- for them and for some reason.
This really books kids.
But what do you -- -- for teachers.
Do you really changes the nature of being a teacher.
So when the past the main.
-- that the teacher had was to deliver the content.
And you had twenty students in the class and each one -- -- at a different pace with a different kind of frame applying to the problem.
And that was the job and it was a very difficult -- consuming job.
Now in so many areas the delivery of the contents.
I'd been given to the computer to -- -- that and the role of the teacher now is to be a tutor.
It to go around one by one and making sure that everybody is getting it that -- moving ahead help them resolve problems and -- a lot of ways it makes teaching them more exciting profession.
Because one -- one you can help people as opposed to standing in front and just delivering that content flattening out another great.
-- that at.
And -- another great thing about it is in the old model.
On a day to day basis the students didn't really have a sense for are they succeeding or failing.
At this challenge.
And the great thing about.
About customize delivery of the content.
-- Minute to minute they can feel my god -- I can move ahead I need help let me do it again.
And he even though you wouldn't think of it in that way it actually is a mechanism to -- well much more effectively.
I thought was what was so fascinating is that you can play that video over and over again.
And listen to different parts of it and make sure you get it how transformative.
Do you think this will be for education is this -- model of the future.
It absolutely yes and now it in every innovation.
Rim we're dramatically different technologies always take root at the bottom of the market.
-- off the the simplest of the problems.
And then they get more and more sophisticated.
Is the technology.
Is used and it very improve.
And so what we've seen in the past is as -- online learning has been deployed.
In in simpler tasks.
But as the technology gets more and more sophisticated.
Tipped to take content -- you -- complicated issues have.
This this political science and it.
Between those two are really complicated problems but you can see in the future that you'll be able bit.
To I'd take on really complicated problems with this new -- Amazing stuff fascinating stuff and -- You know I I it gives me hope for education you know we talk about how it you know.
Schools don't have money and they and the teachers some of them aren't as good as they should be.
So this is that something to give people -- and Clayton really appreciate your coming on tonight was a pleasure to have you on the show.
And I hope you'll come back sometime -- thank you.