NFT is a buzzword that is significantly troublesome to clarify—and it is maybe even more durable to think about the way it would possibly play a job in training.
NFT stands for non-fungible token. Meaning this expertise allows you to create a digital file that’s one-of-a-kind—and that has coded into it the proof of its authenticity as an authentic. NFTs use the blockchain, the identical technical framework that makes bitcoin and different cryptocurrencies doable.
All this implies all of a sudden artists and collectors should buy, promote or commerce digital information similar to they’ve all the time performed for artworks or baseball playing cards. Many of those digital information could find yourself solely being value a small quantity. However in some circumstances we’ve seen huge greenback indicators round NFTs that folks hope will proceed to extend in worth.
For this week’s EdSurge Podcast, we ask how this expertise might shake up training. We discuss to an educator and college students about how they’re utilizing NFTs, and we ask them for his or her enter about our personal experiment this week the place we turned an EdSurge article into an NFT.
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