Silicon Valley tech companies want taxpayers to pay for public schools to teach coding to prepare more American students to go to work for them.
Frederick Hess with American Enterprise Institute warned that we should beware of experts, especially those in education policy. Agreed.
When it comes to improving education whether we are talking student achievement outcomes or school improvement there are not silver bullets.
Shane Vander Hart: There are lots of questions, few answers, and little evidence that personalized learning will bring about greater student achievement.
Shane Vander Hart: Wisdom, like perseverance, grit, and other characteristics social emotional learning focuses on is subjective.
Forget one-size-fits-all standards and increased standardized testing, starting the school day for adolescents may impact student achievement more.