A blog about Learning, about Education, about transformation, about change, about youth voice, about democratic human centered education. I am trying to ask the question "Why we educate" and what my answer means to me as a teacher and how my role shapes society and the whole.
College Students: Your School Is Pimping You Out to a Bank
Why are banks so enthusiastic about marketing their products to college students? Because college students, like most young people, don’t know shit about shit.
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Banks Could Return a Favor to Governments
State and local governments looking to refinance bonds are stuck in Wall Street swap deals with high interest rates — so why not save some public money?
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Do Not Accept the New Normal
Since No Child Left Behind began its reign of error a decade ago, the American public has slowly but surely changed its understanding and expectations of schools. We have come to think that every s…
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Challenging Eli Broad’s school memories
Billionaire Eli Broad wrote a piece in Education week writing about the great public school he attended decades ago and how unfortunate schools today aren’t like they used to be. Broad’s memory is…
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Not Grading is Awful
Cross posted from my own blog; Blogging Through the Fourth Dimension. I am just going to admit it; not grading sucks! Not grading means I cannot assign an average, translate it into a grade and …