Monthly Archives: May 2017

Googlification of the Classroom

How Google Took Over the Classroom is an article worth reading. Does your child have a Google account through school? If so, do you have any concerns about it? Here is one quote from the article: Google is helping to … Continue reading

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The New Local Control: Excluding Parents from Education | Part 4

This is the fourth part of a four part video series featuring Kirsten Lombard and Lynn Taylor with Mary Black moderating. The following information about this video is provided on YouTube: The New Local Control: Excluding Parents from Education. Local … Continue reading

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School Choice: The Hidden Dangers for All | Part 3

This is the third part of a four part video series featuring Kirsten Lombard and Lynn Taylor with Mary Black moderating. The following information about this video is provided on YouTube: School Choice: The Hidden Dangers for All. School choice … Continue reading

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Student Data: The Troubling New Currency | Part 2

This is the second part of a four part video series featuring Kirsten Lombard and Lynn Taylor with Mary Black moderating. The following information about this video is provided on YouTube: Student Data: The Troubling New Currency. No child’s data … Continue reading

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“Educating” the Workforce: The Lie We’ve Unwittingly Embraced | Part 1

This is the first part of a four part video series featuring Kirsten Lombard and Lynn Taylor with Mary Black moderating. The following information about this video is provided on YouTube: “Educating” the Workforce: The Lie We’ve Unwittingly Embraced. Private … Continue reading

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Competency-Based Learning Articles of Note

The American Council on Education and Blackboard’s publication Clarifying Competency Based Education Terms defines Competency-Based Learning as: Competency based learning (CBL) refers to learning processes focused on acquiring specific skills and developing specific abilities. Competency based learning can hap- pen … Continue reading

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Festival Features Backpack Full of Cash

The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is featuring the documentary Backpack Full of Cash.  You can watch the trailer below. Three showings are scheduled in Seattle theaters. Friday, May 19, 2017  SIFF Cinema Uptown 3:30 pm. Tuesday, June 6, 2017  … Continue reading

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