Monthly Archives: August 2014

Underrepresented?

Underrepresented? Proponents of change, i.e., progressives, people who believe that A Nation at Risk, is correct and their ilk, suggest that it is not fair if every sub-group of humans in the United States is not represented in every category of human endeavor, including education, in accordance with their relative percentage of population. College in […]

Education Policy: When Will Learning’s Tomorrow Come?–My Critique

Education Policy: When Will Learning’s Tomorrow Come? http://www.texaspolicy.com/center/education-policy/blog/when-will-learnings-tomorrow-come What enables you to read this blog post? Your desktop PC? A smart phone? A tablet computer? However you’ve stumbled across this, odds are it was not in some printed binding of The Huffington Post’s latest blog entries. You probably do much of your reading on monitors […]

Technology in Education–My Critique

  Education Week Published: September 1, 2011 Technology in Education http://www.edweek.org/ew/issues/technology-in-education/ The rapid and constant pace of change in technology is creating both opportunities and challenges for schools. The opportunities include greater access to rich, multimedia content, the increasing use of online course taking to offer classes not otherwise available, the widespread availability of mobile […]

Expanding Evidence Approaches for Learning in a Digital World– My Critique

Expanding Evidence Approaches for Learning in a Digital World << http://www.ed.gov/edblogs/technology/files/2013/02/Expanding-Evidence-Approaches.pdf >> This report was developed under the guidance of Karen Cator and Bernadette Adams of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology. [These two organizations should not exist so this whole report is bogus. The US Constitution says anything not called for […]

National Educational Technology Plan– My Critique

National Educational Technology Plan Friday, July 22, 2011 << http://keith-robinson.blogspot.com/2011/07/national-educational-technology-plan.html >> The National Educational Technology Plan begins with the belief that education is central to the growth and prosperity of America. [This is the fundamental mistake of this plan. We have way too many college graduates now, including in STEM.] Without a high quality education, […]

Technology In Education – My Critique

Technology In Education – Why? http://www.the21stcenturyteacher.com/member-articles/on-education/50-technology-in-education-why Submitted by: Jake Glasgow, Instructional Technology Specialist from Upstate NY There has been a lot of chatter lately about whether integrating technology into the classroom is having an impact on student learning.  “Where is the data that justifies the millions of dollars spent on technology?”   I urge you to […]

The School That Is Changing American Education– My Critique

Business Education The School That Is Changing American Education Rana Foroohar @RanaForoohar << http://time.com/10038/the-school-that-is-changing-american-education / >> Feb. 13, 2014 Where students are innovators and educators reshape secondary education Two years ago, I visited a school in Brooklyn called P-TECH, the Pathways in Technology early college high school, which seemed very much like the future of […]