Can a teacher drive the technology? I think yes.
We at WiZiQ.com are making a set of features which most of the teachers are comfortable with? For example, we are building a platform where a teacher can use the latest technology like a virtual classroom to teach his students. Apart from it, to empower the teacher community to get a whole lot of direct opportunities, we are building a teacher directory, of course search-able on Google and also any student can find a teacher in his own area!
What the teachers can use now:
1. A teaching directory
2. The online virtual classroom (may be some training is required to some less tech savvy teachers)
3. A Google searchable profile
4. Content and
5. Optionally, collect payments online
So, I think an online teacher can explore these basic things and use his potential the way he/she wants to. But what’s next? What are the rest of the things a teacher would want to have and how the online technology takes a new turn. The idea here is to share, collaborate, distribute and earn.
So where would you like to go and how should we improve the technology?