Therefore, the Common Core project itself is also an exercise in fear-mongering about the future of our children, and has its own version of Professor Hill in its chief promoter, Bill Gates.
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July 29, 2014
July 25, 2014
Fourth graders are capable of using a computer to type, organize, and write well enough to be assessed, a federal pilot study finds. But whether a computer-based test can effectively measure their abilities remains to be determined.
July 24, 2014
A recent survey found libraries provide communities with 21st century resources and skills yet are often lacking in rural areas.
July 23, 2014
The American Library Association's 2014 Digital Inclusion Survey finds overall improvements in library connectivity, technology, and programming nationwide.
July 22, 2014
A Johns Hopkins University professor argues that high schools should stop teaching calculus, and instead teach computer science and statistics.
July 18, 2014
Rural schools often lack the bandwidth, technology, and funding to transition to new, online exams.
July 18, 2014
Public schools and public teachers have been subjected to a relentless barrage of negative propaganda for almost thirty years. Many corporations want to force open education markets, Microsoft and Pearson Education to name two of the largest, demand "free markets," "choice," and "free enterprise."
July 16, 2014
Educators need the partnership approach to professional development. When it comes to flipping your leadership use Twitter and #fliplead to help colleagues see examples of what it looks like.
July 10, 2014
Teachers need to wake up and understand that the country's biggest corporations are coming after their jobs. They have little respect for teachers because they want to market products that they think will do a better job than teachers.
July 08, 2014
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee's classic novel, is available in downloadable e-book and audiobook forms for the first time.