Thanks to Will Richardson for the tip!
Arne Duncan is a darling of the charter school movement, Eli Broad, the right-wing Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, anti-union "Democrats" and I kid you not – Hooked-on-Phonics.
President-elect Obama eagerly awaits recommendations on nuclear proliferation from Billy Mays, Ron Popeil and the ShamWow guy.
Alfie Kohn says, “In education, parody is impossible.”
Veteran educator Gary Stager, Ph.D. is the author of Twenty Things to Do with a Computer – Forward 50, co-author of Invent To Learn — Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom, publisher at Constructing Modern Knowledge Press, and the founder of the Constructing Modern Knowledge summer institute. He led professional development in the world’s first 1:1 laptop schools thirty years ago and designed one of the oldest online graduate school programs. Gary is also the curator of The Seymour Papert archives at DailyPapert.com. Learn more about Gary here.
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I shudder to see Duncan’s agenda for education reform. Come on O’Bama get a clue about what education needs to change. Ask a teacher, not a basketball buddy. We might as well have kept the same Sec of Ed. It will just be more of the same. Evidently, he didn’t get my letter. http://school20.siglersite.com/2008/11/06/dear-mr-obama/
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