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Posts tagged with: educational system

In 1992, we got our second Mac computer, an LC, and it was the beginning of an alternate reality, at least it was in 1992. We had the old Apple 2E in the mid-80s, but that old green screen relic...
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As the FDA chief, Dr. Scott Gotlieb recently announced that a fully remote school year is “possible” this year without mitigation tactics, it reminds me that there is a growing schism between public and private school education. Given Gotlieb’s remarks...
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On the first day of A.P. Language and Composition (popularly known as “A.P. Lang”), I’ve taken to asking my classes a few simple questions: 1) Why did you enroll in this class? 2) What is A.P. Lang all about? and...
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The Wall Street Journal recently posted an article covering the parents in New Jersey suing the state to return to in-person classes over concerns that remote learning has sapped their kids’ enthusiasm and interest in school. While I empathize with...
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As I’ve stated previously in Graduating Anxiety and in previous columns, the role of memory is over-stated even in the best educational programs. Rote memorization is a quaint relic of a bygone era, love it or hate it. I knew...
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The Biden administration has determined that it will be re-instituting Standardized Testing for public schools across the country. No doubt the effort is led by concerns that kids who have not had access to supplementary educational tools have fallen behind,...
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When I was a teacher at six different institutions over the course of several decades there was one thing that remained consistent: my dread over parent conferences. Roughly 95% of those conferences were very pleasant and actually provided information about...
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As the NPR article posted below alludes to, women are being forced to leave the workplace in enormous numbers, particularly in September as the pandemic has rolled on and complex schooling situations have stressed domestic situations. It has increased inequality...
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One definition of insanity that is often cited is the practice of repeating the same failed practice over and over expecting different results. Though this doesn’t apply to all academic institutions, all of the time, when it comes to the...
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