April 2011


Teachers: Impossible Expectations

Guest post: "Teachers cannot be essential and irrelevant at the same time." Read more

Parents & the homework blues. Forget the flash cards . . .

"Be There. . . .Let's not forget the emotional connection between teacher and student." David Brooks and "The Social Animal." Read more

If you have to spy on students, your new digital school program isn't working

The principal illustrated how she could monitor every student's screen during class. In fact, she "caught" one student playing a video game, and sent a note directly to him digitally. Read more
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What Do They Know? They're Just Students . . .

Dr. Alec Couros Says He's An Educator, But Has His "Open Doctrine" Gone Too Far? Video - Humor Read more


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Colbert takes on Renaissance man, James Franco

"Is his brain like a shark, and will die if he stops learning?" Read more

College: another institution to be wary of?

"Since when have colleges become so controversial? They used to embody humankind at its most elevated; now, they're just another institution to be wary of." Read more
We are all designers now. It's time to get good at it.
Chris Anderson, Makers, The New Industrial Revolution
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