Archive for the 'Mind Dump'

Universities are selling degrees, not skills and competencies

Andrew Barras says: Universities aren’t selling skills and competencies, they are selling...
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Responsible educational journalism

Leslie and David Rutkowski say: simply reporting results, in daring headline fashion, without...
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Picking right answers from a set of prescribed alternatives that trivialize complexity and ambiguity

Leon Botstein says: The essential mechanism of the SAT, the multiple choice test question, is a...
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Personalized learning v. targeted advertising

Arguing that ‘the line between educational and commercial purposes may be somewhat...
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Tech integration fails when it is an add-on

Miguel Guhlin says: When technology is missing from the equation, both during preparation of an...
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Cramming is indisputable proof of the superficiality of most classrooms in America

Marion Brady says: The Procedure: 1. Take notes during lectures, and hi-lite key sentences in...
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Data resisters aren’t Chicken Littles

John Kuhn says: The vocal opposition we see to data collection efforts like inBloom, to...
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Integration matters. A lot.

Richard Rothstein says: When African-American students from impoverished families are...
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Content mastery is a means, not a goal

Grant Wiggins says: There are really only 3 non-negotiables in UbD Read more
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Moving toward something better than corporate ed reform

Anthony Cody says: We want to move away from seeing student growth in terms of test scores, and...
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