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Sunday, March 4, 2012

The Sunday Education Weekly Reader 03.04.2012

Welcome to the Sunday Education Weekly Reader for 03.04.12.  The visual soundbites from Twitter include:

  • Is the problem in education about WHAT students learn or HOW?  There's a lot of money in HOW education is delivered.......In a panel at the Digital Media and Learning Conference, 3 experts spoke about changing landscape of K-12 :
  • Arrest these teachers for BULLYING......A 13-Year-Old's Slavery Analogy Raises Some Uncomfortable Truths in School - Education - GOOD
  • Jeopardy answer: It's not Common Core data driven....How did Gandhi feel education should be done?
  • White House announced a $500 million investment in Early Childhood Dev. Amazing news for all children in America & for our latino community! Retweeted by .......No, what's amazing is the amount of debt passed on to these children with little hope of repayment.

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