Curmudgucation: Bill Gates Is Going to Fix Math

Curmudgucation: Bill Gates Is Going to Fix Math Bill Gates’s aspirational announcements are always a good time. He swings for the fences. He announces the ends of things. He repeatedly almost takes responsibility for the floppage... Read more »

Gadfly on the Wall: Artificially Intelligent Chatbots Will Not Replace Teachers

Gadfly on the Wall: Artificially Intelligent Chatbots Will Not Replace Teachers Education pundits are a lot like the guy in the “Distracted Boyfriend”meme. They’re walking with teachers but looking around at the first thing... Read more »

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Pass or Fail Jorge? A Teacher’s Dilemma

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Pass or Fail Jorge? A Teacher’s Dilemma Today, she must tell the principal who has to be held back. What should she do with... Read more »

Janresseger: Trying to Convince Your Legislators Not to Expand Vouchers? Here Are Some Facts You Need

Janresseger: Trying to Convince Your Legislators Not to Expand Vouchers? Here Are Some Facts You Need Last Thursday’s post examined the years of ideological groundwork by far right organizations to undermine our society’s confidence... Read more »

Radical Eyes for Equity: Does Instruction Matter?

Radical Eyes for Equity: Does Instruction Matter? For me, the pandemic era (and semi-post-pandemic era) of teaching has included some of the longest periods in my 39-year career as an educator when... Read more »

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: Connecting Big Business with The Science of Reading: Replacing Teachers and Public Schools with Tech

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: Connecting Big Business with The Science of Reading: Replacing Teachers and Public Schools with Tech A troubling feature of the Science of Reading (SoR) is the connection between... Read more »

Teacher in a Strange Land: Teaching Human History

Teacher in a Strange Land: Teaching Human History “In this room, our colleagues across history have abolished slavery; granted women the right to vote; established Social Security and Medicare; offered a hand... Read more »

Gary Rubinstein’s Blog: New Data Reveals That Success Academy Attrition Is Worse Than Previously Reported

Gary Rubinstein’s Blog: New Data Reveals That Success Academy Attrition Is Worse Than Previously Reported For all my years of blogging about education, the most important part of any post is pursuing... Read more »

Answer Sheet: A Critique of a GAO Report on Charter Schools

Answer Sheet: A Critique of a GAO Report on Charter Schools In October, the U.S. General Accountability Office (GAO) released a report titled “Charter Schools That Received Federal Funding to Open or Expand Were... Read more »

Curmudgucation: AI and Plagiarism

Curmudgucation: AI and Plagiarism Algorithms like the ChatGPT defy the traditional idea of plagiarism. They do not directly steal from a single source. But they are a sort of super-plagiarism engine. It’s important to... Read more »