Month: July 2012

Standardizing Human Ability

Here’s a thought experiment.  Let’s try to imagine a society (there were lots of them before modernity) where there is no interest in measuring educational success.  Let’s imagine a society where the...

Category: Reimagining Learning

Declaration of Interdependence

We have massive research and many evidences available...[ie: Diane Ravitch is declaring a bunch of them here, we’ve gathered particular ones here]…that what we’re doing in the name of public education is...

Category: Reimagining Learning

Writing Without Networks

In his essay, "Is Google Making Us Stupid?," Nicholas Carr relates an exchange between Nietzsche and one of his friends, in which the friend remarked that the philosopher's writing style had changed...

Category: Literacies