Daily Archives: January 21, 2015

A Comment on the President’s SOTU

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
There was a new tone in the President’s brief comments about education in his State of the Union address. Of course, he promoted his proposal for 2 tuition-free years of community college and…

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A Néw Bill to Abolish Annual Testing

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Legislation will be introduced to end annual testing and to replace it with grade span testing. This is a bipartisan bill. For those sick of the money and time wasted on annual testing,…

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January 21, 2015 – SQUIRREL APPRECIATION DAY – NATIONAL HUGGING DAY – NATIONAL GRANOLA BAR DAY

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Will Teaching and Learning Become Automated? (Part 3)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Part 2 of this series described the spread of software-driven automation across the economy in the past half-century. I used examples of automated flights, driverless cars, and electronic medical…

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