Sunday, April 29, 2018

ICYMI: April Showers Edition (4/29)

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

1 comment:

  1. I've read a couple great antidotes to the "Soul Crushing Student Essay" problem lately- Katherine Bomer's work is great, and the new "Beyond Literary Analysis" is great, too!