First, what prompted the questions and reflections that are listed below? For that, I turn to some recent items that I ran across involving the use of robotics and whether that may or may not be affecting employment:
In a previous article I wrote about MOOCs, or massive on-line organized learning communities. These are part of a series of articles focused on learning….
When we created the Tutor/Mentor Connection in 1993 our aim was to “collect and organize all we could find related to volunteer-based non-school tutoring/mentoring” and how such programs could contribute to workforce development and social justice. Continue reading →
Did you see the article last week in the Chicago Tribune about changing No Child Left Behind (NCLB)… to a standard that would measure student progress each year rather than demand that all students meet the same standards?
The article includes a quote that says “There are things that get in the way of learning that schools have no control over.” To me, this let’s the teacher and the school off the hook! Continue reading →