Public Education

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By Monica Bulger February 6, 2014 - 9:51am Comments
For more than a decade now, I’ve internally cringed whenever someone talks about the promise of technology in education. Often, discussions of iPads, video games, laptops for all focus on the potential of access to the software, device, or app rather than how it’s used.
kids using classroom iPads
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By monika hardy December 10, 2012 - 9:30am Comments
Public education could be the most accelerating venue for social change. Rather than waiting for any of the incredible [past, current and ongoing] innovations in redefining public education to scale, imagine we scale the individual. Imagine a new (old) narrative that can start anywhere because it begs no prep or training. Imagine we trust simplicity enough to give it a go. Imagine hastening equity and ongoing sustainability.
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By Raquel Recuero October 8, 2012 - 12:30pm Comments
Last April, 9-year-old Martha Payne created a blog to discuss the quality of the food served in her school called "Never Seconds." In the blog, she discussed the quality (and quantity) of food available in her school using terms such as "food-o-meter" and "healthness.” The blog become an international hit and attracted the attention of several c
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By monika hardy July 20, 2012 - 10:30am Comments
We have massive research and many evidences available...[ie: Diane Ravitch is declaring a bunch of them here, we’ve gathered particular ones here]…that what we’re doing in the name of public education is not serving us well. Perhaps we declare some new laws in regard to public education, in regard to interdependency.
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