Tech leaders warned the UK House of Commons Select Education Committee about “knowledge curriculum” saying it will not prepare students for the world of work.
Denis Ian: Common Core has given educational cover for a small and noisy minority of ideological polluters into our schools.
The takeaway of a study of six nations that spends more money per child than the U.S. on early childhood education is that we need a greater investment.
“An approach to education based on standards invariably results in checklists being brought out and omissions noted, rather than accomplishments cited.”
Shane Vander Hart: Bill Gates’ education reforms are not working here so of course the thing to do is export them.
What have you done to limit your child’s/children’s screen time at home and at school? What are you experiencing in your child’s school?
Shane Vander Hart: Parents and schools will need to decide if the negative impact of education tech is worth the outcome of students emailing their teachers more.
ACT announced last week that they won a contract to provide a standardized assessment for a moral education program for students in the UAE.
Shane Vander Hart says that Constitution Day is a great day to remember that students need a better civics education and education is still not in the Constitution.
In a report on reforming the K-12 education regulatory process, Michael Q. McShane advocates for fewer and simpler standards, assessing less, and letting schools choose from multiple assessments.