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No Thank You to Naviance

Reposted with permission from Feral Families. The district has designed a scope and sequence of how to use Naviance with a focus on 11th and 12th grade but actual implementation will be left school to school. Once parents have forfeited … Continue reading No Thank You to Naviance

The Comforting Lie of Basic Income and the Unpleasant Truths about the Platform Economy

The powers that be have big plans for remaking the economy. Unfortunately, it doesn’t include living wage jobs or security of any sort for a vast number of citizens. Amazon’s Mechanical Turk is a sobering example of what’s in store … Continue reading The Comforting Lie of Basic Income and the Unpleasant Truths about the Platform Economy

One Parent’s Experience with Basecamp, Summit’s Personalized Learning Platform

Original Title: Tech for Good and Not-So-Good. Reposted with permission from Real Chicago Mama. Recently, I was asked about my experience as a parent with Summit PLP . This post is an attempt to capture the extent that I engaged … Continue reading One Parent’s Experience with Basecamp, Summit’s Personalized Learning Platform