Myth 1: One device can change school students and teachers
Myth 2: Students of the same age develop at the same rate–for example, everyone in 3rd grade is 8 years old. All 8 year olds read and write at the same level. Successful 8 year olds move on to 4th grade–failure is staying back.
Myth 3: Students as customers, education as product, teachers as customer service representatives.
From Charles Emery, Tracy Kramer, Robert Tian’s article “Customers vs. Products: Adopting An Effective Approach to Business Students”:
“Student-customer satisfaction directly correlates to larger enrollments: Happy student stay in school, so retention rates remain high; happy students tell their high-school friends, so recruitment numbers are higher ….”