Posted in October 2014

Is Learning to Take Standardized Tests Discovery?

As those of you who read my blog know, my daughter teaches first grade in the Memphis public schools. She said today her students are spending the day in “Discovery”. Immediately visions of test tubes and conversations with Mr. Wizard from my childhood come to mind. “What will they be discovering?” I asked. “Standardized tests, … Continue reading »

How Education was Destroyed in 5 Basic Steps repost

I read the following article a few weeks ago and am still thinking about it. It rings true to me even though it is creepy to consider. If you have time, read it and comment. http://www.alternet.org/how-higher-education-us-was-destroyed-5-basic-steps?paging=off&current_page=1%23bookmark