The Carnival of Education #177 has arrived and my article, "How to Find a Job in Education that You Love" is featured.
What's a word for both grateful and frustrated?
NCLB might be losing the highest students, but it is also causing the loss of the middle-of-the-line student's electives.
As I commented on Dangerously Irrelevant's blog, we need to respect those who do not share our tech enthusiasm, yet keep the battle waged.
Supporting computer literacy should not be conditional. Joanne Jacobs challenges in her recent article, "Computers Don't Boost Poor Kids' Grades," that computers in many homes are only used to games and not for literacy. I say, it's a start.
The Carnival #175 is in town!
Is D the hew F? I comment on The Core Knowledge Blog.
I comment on the Education Week's article, Busywork 101.
Is the Internet as we know it really coming to an end in 2012? Well, not if Google and the porn industry have anything to say about it.
The Education Gadfly analyzed 6 main afflictions of teaching. But it forgot #7...
An honors student does not always a critical thinker make.
The Carnival of Education #174 has arrived and tweenteacher has once again been invited to the party.
How does an administrator control the quality of their staff if the union won't let them transfer an ineffective teacher? According to The Washington Post, some unions are loosening up on their hold over administrator's rights.
McCain and Clinton don't mention Ed Tech in their educational policies. Obama merely mentions it in relations to Maths and Sciences. But Ed Tech is not the elite. It is the Home Ec and Shop classes for this generation.