The Horace Mann League
Friday, December 17, 2010
Alfie Kohn's presentation about "The Deadly Effects of Tougher Standards in Education: Challenging High Stakes Testing and Other Impediments to Learning".
The following link is to a presentation by Alfie Kohn's presentation on tougher standards and competition in our schools and classrooms.
A humorous presentation, but sadly true account of what is happening in our schools and the thinkings of some politicians about how to improve public schools by the use of testing and accountability.
Share to Twitter
Share to Facebook
Share to Pinterest
Post a Comment
Post Comments (Atom)
Asymmetric Information, Parental Choice, Vouchers, Charter Schools and Stiglitz
From the Journal of Education Finance , Fall 2012 by Kern Alexander The story goes that tuition voucher schools and charter schools a...
The Value Our Teachers Add
by Robert Slater High-stakes tests and testing policies are now being reinforced with value-added teacher assessment. But gains in te...
The Ever Increasing Burden on America’s Public Schools
B Y J A M I E R O B E R T V O L L M E R America’s public schools can be traced back to the year 1640. The Massachusetts Purit...
Local School Boards to Duncan: Back Off!
Local School Boards to Duncan: Back Off! by Diane Ravitch The U.S. Department of Education is not supposed to control U.S. education...
Reflections on a Half-Century of School Reform: Why Have We Fallen Short and Where Do We Go From Here?
By Jack Jennings, President and CEO, Center on Education Policy When I studied history in college, I was impressed by those few individual...
N.C. State Board Caves to Online Lobbyists, with Restrictions
by D iane Ravitch North Carolina is a plum market for the online for-profit charter industry. Today, the state board of education ...
Starving Public Schools
b y JULIE UNDERWOOD (Editor's note: Through the corporate-funded American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), global corporati...
Why Don’t Our Elected Representatives Write Their Own Legislation?
Jack Hassard Source: The Art of Teaching Science Today, a committee in Georgia Senate will discuss the Parent...
Influential National Network Calls for Elimination of School Boards
ALEC is still at it, Julie Underwood, dean of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, cautions in “ School Boards...
Cartoons on Common Core Standards
Cartoons on Common Core Standards by Larry Cuban For this monthly* post of cartoons, I have selected images about the impending Commo...
View my complete profile