Latest Story Right now I am at Fen Farm in the UK for a two week expedition with my wife searching for antiquities for our antiques business. It’s been an exciting and exhilarating experience over the past 15 years. Tomorrow is the start my seventy-fifth year revolving around the sun on this 4.5 billion year […]
Paul Vallas Writes on AJC Blog Praising the Georgia Opportunity School District. Is He Looking for a Job?
Latest Story Paul Vallas Writes on AJC Blog Praising the Georgia Opportunity School District. Is He Looking for a Job? Update: I received a tweet from Lindamarie via Twitter that linked to an article about Paul Villas and the Bridgeport School District in which he was superintendent. It’s a stinging indictment of Villas and the […]
In 2014, there were 100 new posts added to the Art of Teaching Science blog, as shown in the graphic below. I’ve made links to the top five posts for 2014. As you can see, our examination of the how the Gates Foundation has used its billions to influence the Common Core State Standards was […]
The conservative world-view is at the root of educational reform, not only in the United States, but in most countries around the world. This world-view has set in motion the reform of education based on a common set of standards, high-stakes tests, and accountability metrics that demoralize not only students and their families, but the […]