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    Posts Tagged ‘education’

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    The more things change…

      Two recent articles caught my attention. It’s hard to read them together and not shake your head. The First Race to the Top by William Reese, professor of educational policy studies and history at the University of Wisconsin, Madison The testing groundwork was laid in 1837, when a lawyer and legislator in Massachusetts named Horace Mann became […]

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    A hypothetical letter to the principal

    Let me see if I can make the argument I make in my last post a little more viable through the use of a hypothetical. This is a common technique in legal training to learn to flesh out the issues. So, imagine a principal gets an email like the one below (click on the image […]

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    Tightening the narrative around school change

    The stories our leaders tell us matter, probably almost as much as the stories our parents tell us as children, because they orient us to what is, what could be, and what should be; to the worldviews they hold and to the values they hold sacred. In an opinion piece in the New York Times, […]

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    To everything there is a season…except learning

    What the best and wisest parent wants for his own child, that must the community want for all of its children. Any other ideal for our schools is narrow and unlovely; acted upon it destroys our democracy. – John Dewey (1900, p. 3) I am by no means the best or wisest parent. However, lately, […]

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    The Logic of “Our” Arguments

    Those with whom I network for learning purposes through Twitter, blogs, Nings, etc. are largely members of an amorphous educational technology community.  That community is fond of throwing around terms like “change” and “reform” connected to schools or education and most often the “change” or “reform” is largely related to advances in technology. The gist […]

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