Customized learning-- the hype is tremendous.

Whenever the Education Establishment is gung-ho about something, I assume it’s going to be a disaster, perhaps not for the Education Establishment but for education itself.

People selling digital technology are naturally overjoyed to find billions of dollars coming their way. I get that part.

The role of the teacher will be further diminished. I know the Education Establishment likes that because we see this reaction in Constructivism. I’m deeply suspicious. I think teachers should be more important. I want teachers to be sages on stages.

But the aspect that has troubled me the most is that every kid in the classroom is going to have a different curriculum, and know different things. Why is that good? The school should decide what is worth knowing and make sure all the kids know it. Our culture will become more incoherent, our students more ignorant.

‘K-12, Customized Learning' Means Every Student Learns Something Different


http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2018/02/customized_learning...

Views: 50

Comment

You need to be a member of School Leadership 2.0 to add comments!

Join School Leadership 2.0

FOLLOW SL 2.0

JOIN SL 2.0

SUBSCRIBE TO

SCHOOL LEADERSHIP 2.0

School Leadership 2.0 is the premier virtual learning community for school leaders from around the globe.  Our community is a subscription based paid service ($19.95/year)  which will provide school leaders with outstanding resources. Learn more about membership to this service by clicking one our links below.

 

Click HERE to subscribe as an individual.

 

Click HERE to learn about group membership (i.e. association, leadership teams)

CREATE AN EMPLOYER PROFILE AND GET JOB ALERTS AT 

SCHOOLLEADERSHIPJOBS.COM

SCHOOL LEADERSHIP 2.0 EVENTS

Amazon/SL 2.0 Book Store

School Leadership 2.0

© 2018   Created by William Brennan and Michael Keany   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service