By Allan Alach
Friday, July 27, 2012
Educational readings: Zong Zhao,Scott McLeod
Here is another excellent article by Yong Zhao
This week’s homework!
Doublethink: The Creativity-Testing Conflict
Here is another excellent article by Yong Zhao.The title says it all.
Bill Gates: Why ‘game-based learning’ is the future of education.
Continuing the theme from last week…..
The rat race of childhood: Why we need to balance students’ lives
Valerie Strauss’ column “The Answer Sheet’ in the Washington Post is a reliable source of quality educational articles, whether her own, or written by another person.
Chris Lehmann on educational colonialism
US academic Scott McLeod is well worth following. Here he references an article that he felt was very important.
News Corp Rebrands Its Education Division, But Is It Enough for Schools to Trust It?
Murdoch is one of the big players in the commercialisation of education, aided by his henchman, lawyer and self described expert on education, Joel Klein.
Reduce spelling, grammar, phonics, increase free voluntary reading
It’s not all doom and gloom- many voices keep pushing for quality education.