Monthly Archives: April 2017

Ethical Use of Big Data in Education

Research scholar and attorney Elana Zeide gave a presentation about the ethical use of big data in education in October 2016. She addresses embedded assessments as a part of personalized learning and competency based education. Information on youtube includes: Education … Continue reading

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“Spying on Students”: New Report Details Threats to Student Privacy

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has published a report called Spying on Students: School-Issued Devices and Student Privacy. The report is free of incomprehensible technical jargon, making it easy to read and understand. The EFF conducted a survey on student … Continue reading

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NAS President Peter Wood Talks Common Core

Peter Wood talks about the Common Core back in 2014.  This is worth listening to.  It is just short of eleven minutes long.  Even if you are well versed in issue related to the Common Core, this is a nice … Continue reading

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Two Articles: One on SEL and the other on Charitable Plutocracy

Here are two articles that you might find of interest. The SEL sell is on big time. Here’s the link to an article about SEL with links to a press release, a brief, and a report. SEL is a part … Continue reading

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NaughtyBots Part 4: Researchbots, Bought, or Naught, Theoretically Speaking?

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This is the fourth part in a four part NaughtyBots series about the #commoncore Project: How Social Media is Changing the Politics of Education. Researchbots, Bought, or Naught I tend to be linear, not millennial-ear, and had to read the … Continue reading

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NaughtyBots Part 3: Advocacy and Marginalization

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This is the third part in a four part NaughtyBots series about the #commoncore Project: How Social Media is Changing the Politics of Education. Advocacy The BotNet, or naught, issue was addressed in the previous installment so there is no … Continue reading

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NaughtyBots Part 2: Twittertards, TwitterBotsandNaughts, and Analog Man

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This is the second part in a four part NaughtyBots series about the #commoncore Project: How Social Media is Changing the Politics of Education. Twittertards The #commoncore Project is about the use of Twitter in the ongoing debate about the … Continue reading

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