Don't think of teachers being replaced by technology in the classroom in 20 years - try five or 10.
Joshua Starr, a nationally prominent superintendent, recently told NPR, "I ask teachers all the time, if you can Google it, why teach it?" And it’s already become a cliche that the teacher should transfer from being a "sage on the stage" to being "a guide on the side.""
"We’re at the point where the Internet pretty much supplies everything we need. We don’t really need teachers in the same way anymore." —a high-school principal in northern California.
When the Computer Takes Over for the Teacher — The Atlantic.