Curmudgucation: Scrap the Big Standardized Test This Year

Curmudgucation: Scrap the Big Standardized Test This Year When schools pushed the pandemic pause button last spring, one of the casualties was the annual ritual of taking the Big Standardized Test. There... Read more »

Shanker Blog: Research and Evidence Can Help Guide Teachers During the Pandemic

Shanker Blog: Research and Evidence Can Help Guide Teachers During the Pandemic This post is part of our series entitled Teaching and Learning During a Pandemic, in which we invite guest authors to... Read more »

Have You Heard: Mind the Gap: Why It’s Time to Stop Talking About the Achievement Gap

Have You Heard: Mind the Gap: Why It’s Time to Stop Talking About the Achievement Gap The achievement gap has driven education reform for the past twenty years. Guest David Stevens says... Read more »

Radical Eyes for Equity: The Ends Do Not Justify the Means in the Lives and Education of Children

Radical Eyes for Equity: The Ends Do Not Justify the Means in the Lives and Education of Children 17 September 2020 turned out to be a day of disinformation about education in... Read more »

Our Schools/AlterNet: A Community of Color Was Failed by 30 Years of School Choice — Now Teachers Push a Positive Alternative

Our Schools/AlterNet: A Community of Color Was Failed by 30 Years of School Choice — Now Teachers Push a Positive Alternative “It’s something students are definitely going to want to talk about... Read more »

Janresseger: Biden and Democrats Turn Away from Two Decades of Test-Based Public School Accountability and Privatization

Janresseger: Biden and Democrats Turn Away from Two Decades of Test-Based Public School Accountability and Privatization Joe Biden’s education plan and the Democratic Platform on education this year should be recognized as... Read more »

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Are Students “Consumers”? (David Labaree) (Guest Post by David Labaree)

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Are Students “Consumers”? (David Labaree) (Guest Post by David Labaree) David Labaree is a professor emeritus at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education.... Read more »

Answer Sheet: Does Homework Work When Kids Are Learning All Day at Home?

Answer Sheet: Does Homework Work When Kids Are Learning All Day at Home? The value of homework has long been debated in the education world — but now, the discussion has become... Read more »

Teacher in a Strange Land: Pod Save Us: How Learning Pods are Going to Destroy Public Education. Or Not.

Teacher in a Strange Land: Pod Save Us: How Learning Pods are Going to Destroy Public Education. Or Not. The first thing I thought of when people started murmuring about getting groups... Read more »

Hack Education: ‘Luddite Sensibilities’ and the Future of Education

Hack Education: ‘Luddite Sensibilities’ and the Future of Education This is the transcript of my keynote at the Digital Pedagogy Lab this morning. Except not really. It was a “flipped” keynote, so... Read more »
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