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Jan 5Liked by Packy McCormick

Positively good work boys! get me that vibrator thing.,,,,

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Jan 6Liked by Packy McCormick

Thanks again for sharing this Packy. I agree with Fred Wilson's predictions for 2024. I think we will see more technological advancements this year than we've seen in the last 3 years combined. As an edtech consultant, I am both fascinated and petrified by this. Fascinated because I love innovation and all the benefits that come with it, and petrified because education systems around the world are not prepared for what is to come. An astonishingly high number of teachers still struggle to teach with AI. And it's not because they lack PD worskshops. In fact the number of PD workshops has increased since AI surfaced. I think the problem is most PD workshops are quite boring and ineffective.

Research shows that teachers learn better when they learn from each other. For obvious reasons: they feel more comfortable with their peers and can relate with them more. More PD workshops need to foster this collaborative peer learning environment where teachers can learn about AI in a judgement-free, supportive setting.

We need to replicate these types of positive, teacher-centered learning experiences more broadly, for educators across the world.

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Jan 6Liked by Packy McCormick

Brilliant take on optimism !!

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Jan 5Liked by Packy McCormick

Re: the Meissner effect making an end-of-year comeback -- I also think that with binary outcomes (did we do the thing or not?), it’s easy to forget that attention and investment can grow... even when we fail! Loved the write up

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Great post

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"Fight wars over oil", this is supposed to be a financial/investment newsletter. Instead you're pushing a narrative.

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Sorry, have to disagree on the LNG plug... let's not waste more resources on destructive technologies. We don't have to buy into their "transition energy"spin, let's put all our focus straight to renewables. (Otherwise, very optimistic! Nice work.)

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