Why Educational Technology Isn’t Working

The OECD has just released a report that concludes There is little solid evidence that greater computer use among students leads to better scores in mathematics and reading. Researchers tracked students in 31 OECD countries (including the U.S.) and measured their educational outcomes, as well as their use of technology at home and at school (including computers,… Read More Why Educational Technology Isn’t Working

Why Aren’t Entrepreneurs More Creative?

I just read a provocative research article that makes a surprising claim: most new startups aren’t very creative. The authors, Professors Howard Aldrich and Martha Martinez-Firestone, state their claim on the first page: Generally, entrepreneurial efforts leading to stable, self-sustainable organizations yield simple replications of existing organizational forms. The products and services offered are typically slight… Read More Why Aren’t Entrepreneurs More Creative?