Monthly Archives: January 2018

Let’s Stop Being Bulldozed!

There are two things I hoped to hit on in this post and I have struggled with whether I can sensibly connect the two. The two: 1) being bulldozed and the helpless feeling it brings and 2) the need to … Continue reading

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Articles of Possible Interest

There may be something of interest to you in this line up of articles. The Future of Education Will Never Arrive https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/just-visiting/future-education-will-never-arrive Bett 2018: Technology is changing the world and schools must change too, says Microsoft Vice-President of Education Anthony … Continue reading

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION?

Competency-based education (CBE) has been defined as a system in which students advance at their own pace upon “mastery” of “content, 21st-century skills, and dispositions.”[i] It is associated with computer-based training, known euphemistically as “digital learning” or “personalized learning.” CBE … Continue reading

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Being College and Career Ready???

Okay, it’s time for a little fun.  This video is titled A Millennial Job interview.  If you are offended by fun being poked at millennials. view the person as being interviewed not as a millennial, but as someone that is … Continue reading

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What is FEPA? Does it have Surveillance State Potential?

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FEPA is short for the Foundations of Evidence-Based Policymaking Act (S. 2046).  Jane Robbins is featured in this excellent short video where she explains what FEPA is and why it is not a good thing. Randy Osborne has a broadcast … Continue reading

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What is the Impact of Accepting Federal Funds?

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I would like to see states, or individual districts, take a look at the federal funding they receive. How much funding is received? How is the money spent? Does the funding fully cover the costs of what the district has … Continue reading

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AN AMERICAN EDUCATION AGENDA Top 15 Recommendations for Improving K-12 Education

The Pacific Research Institute has published Lance Izumi’s Top 15 Recommendations for Improving K-12 Education.  The recommendation document can be viewed and downloaded by clicking here.  There are five recommendations for the federal level and ten recommendations for the state … Continue reading

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