Daily Archives: October 12, 2016

What Pasi Sahlberg Said in Birmingham, Alabama, Last Night

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Pasi Sahlberg, the great Finnish educator, was in Birmingham, Alabama, last night, where he patiently explained how to make schools great. There is a summary of his advice here. Thursday night (tomorrow), he…

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“Democracy”: The Problem with Technology, part 2

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Another post by the reader called “Democracy”: Part 2 A new player in this realm is Lauren Powell Jobs, who has “an M.B.A. from Stanford University‘s Graduate School of Business and experience as…

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Teacher Superpowers

In this time of superhero movies, I thought it was time to honor teachers as the superheroes. Here is a list of teacher superpowers. Teachers have the ability to transform a mere bulletin board into a true masterpiece. And they are … Continue reading

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“Democracy”: The Problem with Technology, part 1

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A reader who signs in as “Democracy” posted the following: Part 1 As some have noted, technology is a valuable tool. The problem is that it’s too often misused, and not necessarily for…

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