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Digital Technology and Learning

I was sent a published list from Forbes.com on the top masters degrees to get for projected income and job opportunity. Among them were Information Systems and Computer Science. 249 more words

Status Update: Common Core, K12 and Higher Education

Reposted from New America Ed Central:

“Most attention to the Common Core State Standards has focused understandably on the continued political backlash against the standards and the status of implementation in schools. 189 more words

'I-We-You' Malarky: Breaking the 'Monkey See, Monkey Do' approach to teaching math

I am annoyed with, (but still love) Louis CK for coming out against the Common Core, because student anxiety over tests has little to do with the actual standards. 291 more words

Finland

The Real "Low Expectations" Problem

I have asked this about the U.S. Secretary of Education: Why Is Arne Duncan Still Pushing the Dangerous Myth of Low Expectations?

And a large part of the answer may be because the uncritical mainstream media not only buy that message, but actively perpetuate it. 690 more words

Education

In U.S. Senate runoff, the Chamber takes it on the chin

David Perdue’s decision to target the U.S. Chamber in the final days of his GOP Senate runoff was more a page torn from the family playbook than an act of desperation. 1,265 more words

Nathan Deal