A MUST READ for anyone in public education, honestly, read it NOW. Then print it and share it. Just as with the Bush administration, with the Obama administration and any education initiatives -- FOLLOW THE MONEY. I've been suspicious of the Common Core Standards all along and cannot embrace them. I am sickened by this.
Diane Ravitch: 3 Dubious Uses of Technology in Schools. For Diane Ravitch, there's a non-negotiable conundrum between "teachers [who] see technology as a tool to inspire learning" and "entrepreneurs [who] see it as a way to standardize teaching, to replace teachers, to make money."