Monthly Archives: December 2012

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Readers over a certain age may recall reforms that cascaded through corporations in each decade since the 1960s. They might recall “zero-based budgeting,” “management by objectives,” “restructuring,” “management by…

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
For the past three years, I offered predictions (see December 26, 2009, December 30, 2010, and December 29, 2011 posts) of what I saw around the corner for high-tech…

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Examples are legion. Recall President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky. Or Director of the Central Intelligence Agency David Petraeus resigning over extra-marital affair. Or shrewd investors in Bernard Madoff’s company…

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
U.S. schools, K-12 through higher education, are in the midst of another reform wave. From states mandating online courses as a requirement for high school graduation to university-driven Massive…

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
This guest post is written by Hallie Fox, who taught in a Bronx (New York City) elementary school–P.S. 86. She was a student in my Fall quarter seminar on…

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
There are many definitions of instructional technology. One concentrates on devices teachers use in classrooms.  Another definition focuses on the different ways that teachers have used such devices as…

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Should K-12 student surveys of their teachers be used to determine whether they get a boost in salary or be judged effective or ineffective? The emerging answer, according to…

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
As a high school history teacher for 14 years, an administrator for five years, a district superintendent for seven years, and, finally a university professor for a quarter-century, I…

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Originally posted on voice4education:
There has been a lot happening in the world of public education lately. Between budget cuts, massive class-size increases, and the constant push for privatization we find ourselves trying to hold onto what we can,…

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
In writing about all of the hype surrounding MOOCs, I saw this photo entitled “University Classroom of the Future.” From instructional television in the 1950s through updated versions of …

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