The roots of English stupidity

July 28, 2014 // 1 Comment

The roots of English anti-intellectualism and willful ignorance are long, deep, and twisted. The consequences you can see all over, in terms of literacy levels, reading [...]

UK rejoices as Gove goes

July 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Good news for UK teachers, pupils, readers – and incidentally, fans of American literature. Michael Gove, the much-despised UK Education Secretary dismissed by [...]

The argument against content filters

June 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

An article in today’s Morning Links on how internet filters limit children’s learning had me nodding in agreement as I read. I have not seen content filters at my [...]

Education, Back to Basics Style?

June 12, 2014 // 1 Comment

I’ve posted a lot of articles this year about technology in education—my own school has iPads, MacBooks, SMARTboards and other gadgets, all of which we have a [...]
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