Why “21st Century Learning” is No More Than Status Quo

The proponents of 21st Century Learning (aka digital learning, aka competency-based education, aka personalized learning) claim that those of us who stand up for public education are little more than fossils clinging to the status quo. Further, through slick bait-and-switch advertising techniques the proponents of “innovation” disguise the facts that they are profiteering and privatizingContinue reading “Why “21st Century Learning” is No More Than Status Quo”

The PARCC Test: Exposed

The PARCC Test: Exposed Original blog post can be found here. The author of this blog posting is a public school teacher who will remain anonymous. I will not reveal my district or my role due to the intense legal ramifications for exercising my Constitutional First Amendment rights in a public forum. I was compelled toContinue reading “The PARCC Test: Exposed”

Public School Teachers: The Next Endangered Species (4 years later)

This is a RE POSTING of a blog I wrote four years ago during Teacher Appreciation Week. Seems appropriate to re-post it now. Please comment on the question: How much has changed or not in last four years? ORIGINAL: I felt an urgency to write this post before Friday in order to coincide with TeacherContinue reading “Public School Teachers: The Next Endangered Species (4 years later)”

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