- March 2, 2016
In the wake of COVID-19, people now overwhelmingly believe that the education system’s broader purpose needs to be rethought. This begins with a shift away from standardized testing, college prep and a one-size-fits-all model and toward personalized curricula, practical skills …READ MORE
Are America’s public schools falling apart?
The evidence certainly points in that direction.
In 2022, the National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as “The Nation’s Report Card,” found historic declines in reading and math scores among American …READ MORE
Is high-school English dead?
A Dec. 9 article published in The Atlantic by Daniel Herman, a high-school English teacher, says yes. Herman asserts that the new AI chat program ChatGPT drastically changes the nature of education, especially the teaching of …READ MORE
Phoebe Liou is a somewhat unlikely champion of informed choice for COVID-19 mandates. She’s 19, soft spoken, and has a brilliant mind that helped her be admitted to the University of Connecticut (UConn) at 16.
But after winning multiple academic …READ MORE
Everywhere in education, you see incentives at work. The incentives, though, are so far removed from the actual goals of education that they produce perverse results.
Goodhart’s Law is usually stated, “When a measure becomes a target, it ceases to …READ MORE
Professors usually spend about 3-6 months (sometimes longer) researching and writing a 25-page article to submit to an academic journal. And most experience a twinge of excitement when, months later, they open a letter informing them that their article has …READ MORE