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What I've figured out so far. The 1-minute version:
Free The Schools
Our Education Establishment has an 80-year record
of praising and protecting bad pedagogies.…Continue
Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on March 25, 2013 at 4:59pm — No Comments
One of the most remarkable historical facts of the last 80 years is the persistence of a sinister and unsuccessful pedagogy known as Look-Say, Whole Word, Sight-Words, Whole Language, Balanced Literacy, High-Frequency Words, and a number of other confusing terms.
Whatever these things are called, they must be banished,…Continue
Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on March 14, 2013 at 8:06pm — No Comments
I write about education six days a week. My main motivation is that I’m sure the public schools can be much better at less cost.
Another big motivation is that I’m continually disappointed by the powers that be -- big media, the business community, the military. All of them complain about education but none of them actually gets involved. They don’t push the Education Establishment to do a better job. Our movers and shakers, alas, do not move and shake all that…Continue
Added by Bruce Deitrick Price on March 6, 2013 at 6:11pm — No Comments