Improving Teaching & Learning in a Screen Captured World (Part 2)

Part 2 of this three-part video series talks about general ways we can use the cyberization of education to improve teaching and learning.

Improving Teaching & Learning in a Screen Captured World (Part 1)

Part 1 of this three-part video series describes the big picture view: how society has become screen captured and what that means for education.

Education Isn't Broken, So Stop Trying to "Fix" It

Three important reasons why the common wisdom that education is "broken" and "failing" and needs "fixing" is nonsense.

Enhancing Teacher Value by Spending More Time in Higher-Value Roles

Some thoughts on how to enhance the value of teachers by spending more time in higher-value roles.

Standardized Testing as Cultural/Social Engineering (2): Testing vs. Talent

The concept of talent shows us that testing is more about cultural/social engineering than it is about human potential development.

Standardized Testing as Cultural/Social Engineering (1): The Tiger Mother Argument

To what extent do PISA and other standardized test scores really only measure proficiency in cultural or social engineering? "Tiger mothers" may offer one clue to the answer...

Why Narrow Definitions of "Evidence-Based" Are Useless

Narrowly-defined evidence standards for "what works" in K-12 education actually prove what doesn't work...

The Value of Curriculum Core(s)

Core curricula have their issues, but do "curriculum cores" make more sense? This ETCJ posting explores the question...

Do We Really Need a Core Curriculum?

Do we really need a core curriculum? I'm struggling for an answer, as this ETCJ blog posting explains.

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