From Friday’s inbox…
- Why Schools Don’t Teach Innovation
- Value-Added Versus Observations, Part Two: Validity
- Cui Bono? The Question Rarely Asked, Let Alone Investigated
- What the U.S. can’t learn from Finland about ed reform
Why Schools Don’t Teach InnovationPosted: 17 Apr 2012 09:00 PM PDT
Walt Gardner discusses the incongruity of using test scores as evidence of quality education while seeking innovation from our students.
Value-Added Versus Observations, Part Two: ValidityPosted: 17 Apr 2012 09:00 PM PDT
The Shanker Institute’s Matthew Di Carlo follows up an earlier post on the debate over value-added models and teacher evaluations.
Find Part One: Reliability (Here)
Cui Bono? The Question Rarely Asked, Let Alone InvestigatedPosted: 16 Apr 2012 09:00 PM PDT
Anthony Cody writes about a “disturbing lack of skepticism on the part of our watchdogs for the public good, journalists.” Reporters need to go back to “cui bono” – who benefits?
What the U.S. can’t learn from Finland about ed reformPosted: 16 Apr 2012 09:00 PM PDT
Pasi Sahlberg, director general of Finland’s Centre for International Mobility and Cooperation, discusses education reform in the United States.