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Short article explains the magic formula for school reform:
The public must be 1) better informed and 2) more demanding.
The educrats use the opposite technique constantly--keeping everyone ignorant and passive. As long as our educrats can get away with this, the rest of us will be victims. Children especially will be victims.
Bruce Deitrick Price
The big debate for many years is whether computers can save K-12. Most of the ideas floated in the past 10 years were not very helpful.
Then I became aware that visionary artists are creating videos that are a magnitude more effective than what we had seen. A picture is worth 1000 words. A good video must be worth 10,000 words. Lectures and…Continue
A lot of things once thought crucial in K-12 classrooms are nowadays kicked out on the street.
The very essence of education, and you change this at your peril, is learning that certain people did certain things at certain times for certain reasons. Now, our Education Establishment can play games all day but as you get rid of various elements in that equation, you have lost History, for one…Continue
A thesis for years is that our public schools use inferior methods. These methods are subtle and complicated, so that the ordinary person does not see the deception. Teachers may not see the deception.
One of the fun parts of studying education is you get to look at these anomalies and decide hey, this is a clunker. It should be eliminated.
It's tedious to…Continue