Most people have had the experience of sitting in a classroom and having no clue what a teacher is talking about. Sometimes a student will raise his or her hand and ask for clarification. Other students will choose to say nothing, or let their minds wander. Year after year, students may get hung up on the same part of a lesson plan that is difficult to understand.
IBM thinks that doesn’t have to be the case. In its annual look at five innovations that will change the way we live, the company highlighted classrooms as an area ripe for new and great things.