Submitter: We found this book in our high school library collection this week. The irony is that we have just started the year in a brand new, high tech building and with an eighth – twelth grade 1:1 laptop initiative. Loads of wonderful teaching and learning happens in our school both with and without computers. This book focuses on throwing the baby out with the bathwater. It is filled with anecdotes of horrible teaching.
“To turn learning into fun is the denigrate the two most important things we can do as humans: to teach, To learn.”
Funny that this author also wrote a book in which he predicted the failure of eCommerce.
Holly: I’d LOVE to hear this author’s take on Common Core!