Wednesday, April 9, 2014

MORE's Jia Lee in The Nation

For Lee, all this number crunching is the antithesis of a progressive education. Kids do need some basic academic skills, Lee says, but in the context of a well-rounded pedogagy, “[for] educators who believe strongly in…. developing the whole child—you see these tests as trying to turn the child into some kind of number based on artificially set standards.… that, to me, goes against the very reasons why we go into this profession.”... The Nation
The MOREistas just keep coming. Notice how you don't see old fossils like me representing the face of the opposition. How am I going to find time to write about all of them? (Don't worry Mike, your turn will come.)
If I were in Unity Caucus I might be worried enough to boo too.

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