My new desktop is in the shop, again, so we're struggling here, but I still have some good reads for you from this week.
Bill Gates Is the Latest Billionaire Funders of Cunningham's EdPost
The indispensable Mercedes Schneider is just as prolific as I am, and she does valuable research, as in this piece that peels back the financial covers on Education Post, the operation into which reformsters are pouring millions of dollars.
The Soul Crushing Student Essay
Yep. This is still a thing.
Personalized Learning and Why Not To
One more look at the problems with this emerging trend
Dispelling Three Teacher Myths
From Arizona, three responses to some of the baloney leveled against teachers.
The GOP Must Hate Public Schools.
A blistering op-ed about the GOP assault on public ed
Teaching Machines, or How the Automation of Education Became Personalized Learning.
Nobody draws lines between history and the present like Audrey Watters. Here's some critical background on the emergence of personalized [sic] learning