Archive for the 'Mind Dump'

Redefining ‘rigor’

Tedd Wakeman said: We’ve always defined, as an educational community, rigor as being a lot of...
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Computers can help you get schooled for minimum wage jobs

Justin Reich said: In the Read more
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The weakest area of most school computing plans is the leadership

Alan November said: Perhaps the weakest area of the typical one-to-one computing plan is the...
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Should our first goal really be to preserve the structure?

Justin Schwamm said: Two decades ago, before the great push for higher standards and more...
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Slide presentations are the new 5-paragraph essay

John Robinson said: In some ways, PowerPoint presentations have become the “five paragraph...
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So long as profits are being made, the inadequacies of ed reform ‘solutions’ can be masked

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Filtering social media in schools because it’s a ‘distraction’

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Pushing ourselves into the rotting institutions we want to reinvent

David Brooks said: Some monads withdraw back into the purity of their own subcultures. But others...
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The takeover of Camden

Julia Sass Rubin said: Many parents – and Camden public school administrators – also...
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Why meaningful math problems are defined out of online assessments

Dan Meyer said: at this moment in history, computers are not a natural working medium for...
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