Is it Accomplished Through Fear or Distraction? Do these tweets clarify how we arrived at the disaster known as education reform? Where states must go to the mother (USDOEd) to ask permission on how best to provide education? Where data is king and dossiers are necessary for preschoolers? A ...Read more Comments Off on Education Reform: A Celebration of Ignorance?
Your Information Should Not be for Sale and Tracked. Question: Do you believe school administrators and third parties when they assure parents/taxpayers that personally identifiable student data is safe? Are you one of “those people” who don’t want federal/state agencies and third parties to use personally identifiable student ...Read more Comments Off on The Scary Truth on Why Data Mining of Students is a Human Rights Issue
It’s Worth 13,000 Words What’s Wrong With Today’s Society Captured In 10+ Brutally Honest Illustrations contains illustrations by English artist John Holcroft showing the ills of political policy in many areas of our lives. A picture is said to be worth a thousand words and the illustrations ...Read more Comments Off on The Longest Post Ever: A Pictionary Explaining Education Reform
Is the Job of an Education Reporter to Learn How to Write PR Instead of the Facts? Philanthropists, NGOs and EdReformers Hope So. The Education Writers Association (EWA) is the invitation only event for writers covering education. The title of this article was taken from EWA’s website and ...Read more Comments Off on EWA2017: “Nation’s Education Reporters Confident They’re Making a Difference”
.It Depends on Your Definition of War. An eleven year old girl recently made internet news when she declared collective punishment should not be used by her teacher as it violated The Geneva Convention. The Daily Dot contended the girl was partially correct. From 11-year-old claims classroom punishment violates ...Read more Comments Off on Should The Geneva Convention Be Applied in Schools to End Collective Punishment?
Are you a Twitter user? If so, you might want to check out the new data gathering Twitter wants to do with your account. Watch this tutorial on what Twitter wants to gather on your Twitter use in How to disable Twitter’s new creepy data collection. Here’s what you ...Read more Comments Off on Creepy Twitter & Student Data Gathering. Here’s How it’s Done & What is Wanted.
Is your child’s school experience like this? Joyful and creative? Or like this? Is creativity stifled in the quest for common expectations? An insightful short film on the effects of utilitarian education should be watched by parents, teachers, administrators, school board members and legislators so they can understand the ...Read more Comments Off on “Alike”: A Visual Representation of a Standardized Life.
On April 26th President Trump signed an Executive Order to return control of education to the states. In its press release, the White House said the order “will launch a 300 day review of Obama-era regulations and guidance for school districts, and directs Education Secretary Betsy Devos to modify ...Read more Comments Off on Trump’s Executive Order on Education Is Minimally Effective At Best