Sunday, July 6, 2014

Susan on Sunday

Good reading for a lazy Sunday afternoon from Ohanian. Don't miss the "Famous writers describe their affection for the Common Core" piece.

This cartoon offers an overview of today's assaults.
Sent from the Q Train in New York City
http://susanohanian.org/cartoon_fetch.php?id=949
I just bought the ingredients for lunch for 70 at the Senior Center. Cooking is fun. Shopping is not.

Speaking of fun, I enjoyed gathering content for 'Common Core, light of my life, fire of my loins. . . .


Susan

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Common Core, light of my life, fire of my loins. . . .
Susan Ohanian

2014-07-04
http://susanohanian.org/core.php?id=720
Famous writers describe their affection for the Common Core.

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Center for American Progress Claims to Offer Roadmap for Success to Common Core
Susan Ohanian

2014-06-25
http://susanohanian.org/core.php?id=719
It comes as no surprise that the neo-liberal Center for American Progress would fully support the Common Core. They have  promoted the corporate approach to education from the get-go, not to mention their very close ties to the Obama administration.

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Facebook’s Unethical Experiment
Katy Waldman
Slate.com
2014-06-30
http://susanohanian.org/data.php?id=558
This Facebook experiment makes me wonder how researchers will use all the data being collected on children.

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To the editor
Stephen Krashen, Rossier School of Education, USC
Chicago Sun-Times
2014-06-30
http://susanohanian.org/show_letter.php?id=1700
It is a very positive thing to get this letter published.

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To the editor
Stephen Krashen
Wall Street Journal
2014-07-01
http://susanohanian.org/show_letter.php?id=1699
Good for Krashen for knocking down Hanushek's straw man.

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The Technology Agenda of the US Department of Education
Susan Ohanian

2014-07-04
http://susanohanian.org/outrage_fetch.php?id=1838
Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer at U.S. Department of Education Jim Shelton's job history is the history of corporate education deform.

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'Disruptive innovation' policies hurting state's children
Wendy Lecker
Stamford Advocate
2014-06-27
http://susanohanian.org/outrage_fetch.php?id=1837
As noted historian Jill Lepore notes, a quick buck -- not long-term consequences -- is the focus of disruptive innovation.

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Arne in the News: Look at Choice He Makes
Susan Ohanian

2014-06-30
http://susanohanian.org/outrage_fetch.php?id=1836
Two education groups met in the same work. Guess where Arne put in a word.

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School starting age: the evidence
David Whitebread
research
2013-09-24
http://susanohanian.org/show_research.php?id=554
Cambridge University researchers call for more play for young children.

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