Category Education

College Diversity Revisited!

  College Diversity Revisited! I had originally posted an article some time ago that dealt with diversity in college but I just wanted to update the numbers. <<http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/04/24/more-hispanics-blacks-enrolling-in-college-but-lag-in-bachelors-degrees/>&gt; Colleges have 58% white, 19% Hispanic, 14% black, and 7% Asian. Whites make up 61.3%, Hispanic 17.8%, blacks 12.6%, and Asians 4.8%. This means that Whites are […]

Catch up With Other Countries?

Catch up With Other Countries?   My response to:   Betsy DeVos: How We Can Catch Up to Other Countries in Education The U.S. secretary of education reflects on lessons from her trip abroad By Betsy DeVos June 28, 2018 As usual I like to know the educational background of those I criticize. She has […]

Technology Need Not be a Part of Education Today

Technology Need Not be a Part of Education Today   My Critique of: Why Technology Needs To Be A Part Of Education Today Published on December 13, 2017 By Ahefaz Lakhani <<https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-technology-needs-part-education-today-ahefaz-lakhani>&gt; Strategic Planning, Promotional Strategy, Brand Awareness, Franchise Network Development, Profit Growth I critique this only because the author mentions the USA and PBS! […]

Globalization?

Globalization and Global Citizenship!   My response to: To Be Great, America Needs More Global Citizens Published on June 8, 2017 By Abby Falik Founder and CEO Global Citizen Year Abby Falik has an MBA, M.Ed. in International and Comparative Education and a BA in International Development? The BA is made up by herself. I […]

Is SEL Important?

Is SEL Important?   My response to: Embedding Social Emotional Learning Across the Curriculum Published on April 8, 2017 Tom Vander Ark Director of Getting Smart <<https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/embedding-social-emotional-learning-across-curriculum-tom-vander-ark>&gt; He has a BS in Materials Science and an MBA (Energy Finance). I wonder why school reformers rarely have a degree in education. SEL stands for Social and […]

Why We Don’t Need More Foreign Students

Why We Don’t Need More Foreign Students   A response to : Why We Need More International Students Published on February 28, 2017 By Michael Crow President at Arizona State University (This post originally appeared in CS Monitor.) He got his PhD in the Mid-1980s in Public Administration — Science and Technology Policy. He got […]

Charter Schools Any Good?

Charter Schools Any Good?   Testifying at NAACP hearing: Are charters the answer for ed? Published on February 13, 2017 By Julian Vasquez Heilig <<https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/testifying-naacp-hearing-charters-answer-ed-julian-vasquez-heilig>&gt; Professor, Director, Blogger, On-Air and Print Education Contributor Julian Vasquez Heilig stated, “Considering the election of Donald Trump, we may have reached a watershed moment for market-based school choice and […]