Reposted with permission from Wrench in the Gears. The future is uncertain and unlikely to play out exactly as described. Nevertheless, we must begin to comprehend how technological developments combined with concentrated power and extreme income inequality are leading us to … Continue reading Automated Education: Building Sanctuary Part 5
Reposted with permission from Wrench in the Gears. If you’re going to spend time in your local park, do you want your child glued to a device? Should they be looking at flora and fauna, or screens? Students, parents, teachers, and … Continue reading Tracking Students: Google Rolls Out “Anytime, Anywhere” Learning in Kirkland, WA Parks This Spring
Reposted with permission from Wrench in the Gears. Dintersmith rode into North Dakota via an August 2015 TEDx talk promoting his film Most Likely to Succeed. Greg Tehven, founder of the Fargo-based tech incubator Emerging Prairie who has ties to social impact investing … Continue reading They’ve Got Trouble, Up There in North Dakota (Dintersmith Strikes Again)
Reposted with permission from Wrench in the Gears. Dintersmith knows good storytelling has the power to sway people’s opinions and has the money to buy the best messaging. His first outing was “Most Likely To Succeed” a documentary screened nationally with … Continue reading Ted Dintersmith is not here to save neighborhood schools!
Reposted with permission from Teacher Tom. I did not enter the teaching game to prepare young children for their role in the economy and if vocational training is the primary function of schools, then I’d say we ought to just … Continue reading When Democracy Suffers
…because most of those jobs are going overseas. From the United States Census Bureau: The U.S. Census Bureau reported today that 74 percent of those who have a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering and math — commonly … Continue reading So much for Gates funded STEM : Census Bureau Reports Majority of STEM College Graduates Do Not Work in STEM Occupations