Peers and Learning
A Solution to the
“Teacher Bandwidth” Problem


The 1:1 Assumption

Slide 4

Inside the Assumption

Roots of Automation

Environmental Affordances

ID Methods/Strategies Genesis

What would you do if…

Future Planning

ID Methods/Strategies Exodus

More Changes

Still Tried and True?

Another Assumption


Potential Collaborators

New Affordances

More New Affordances

Slide 19

Low Tech Examples

They both fall in the ditch

The Ants Do It, The Bees Do It

Even People Do It

Instructional Design Theory?

Instructional Design Theory?

Disdain for Pure Design

Grounded Research



In education, the power of
peer-to-peer comes from
connecting learners,
not machines.

David Wiley, Ph.D.