Archive for the 'Mind Dump'

There is genius around us – and within us

A. O. Scott said: The incentives not to think – to be one of the many available varieties...
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Why Ohio can’t reduce student testing load

Michael Petrilli said: Last year, Read more
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Peak indifference to surveillance

Cory Doctorow said: In the educational domain we see a lot of normalisation of designing...
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Learners or memorizers

Richard Elmore said: The real argument is whether we want to develop a generation of people who...
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Are we turning off millenial employees?

Jen LaMaster said: I’ve been reading this post … from EdTech Magazine about how...
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Transform, not reform

Greg Whitby said: more businesses are moving away from improving old models to responding to the...
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Can we answer this question satisfactorily for our students?

Paul Sinanis, middle school student, said: I don’t understand the point of school....
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Let kids make informed decisions about real things in the real world

Will Richardson said: Sure, the CCSS wants to promote and measure critical thinking skills. But...
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The exam sham

Mike Crowley said: Teachers are being judged and schools rated based on test and exam results....
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Become a reading warrior

Pernille Ripp said: I declare myself a reading warrior, and I believe you should as well. No...
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