Government plans to legislate for children from 5 years old to choose to do their schooling online using private companies who do not have to have qualified teachers, will horrify both parents and educators, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. 297 more words
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K12 Online Learning is in Washington State using tax dollars to cash in on the online charter school industry.
This was first published on the Seattle Education blog in 2012 and originally posted at Ed Week the same year but I think it’s time to bring attention back to this cash cow… 2,287 more words
“Education is not something which the teacher does … it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being” – Maria Montessori
“All in all you’re just another brick in the wall” – Pink Floyd and the traditional public school system… 1,194 more words
I can still remember the very first day a family member introduced me to Alcohol 120% and Daemon tools way back in 2004. No they are not alcoholic beverages or demonic possession instruments, as some people thought, but rather computer simulation software that allows the user to make the Central Processing Unit (CPU) believe that an actual CD-ROM/Writer or DVD-ROM/Writer was present in the machine even though it was not. 857 more words
Education has become much more customizable over the past few years. The diversity of course delivery methods, including face-to-face, online and on-demand opportunities, allows students to balance work, family life and other activities with school like never before. 554 more words