archives

kevin crouse

This tag is associated with 3 posts

The Lack of a Revolt Against NCLB

Hi all, I’ve been thinking about methods of resistance to the negative effects of NCLB and have wondered why, in the age of anti-incumbancy and conservative state rejection of federal stimulus money, why we haven’t had some innovative social configurations providing a calculated, rational, evaluative revolt against NCLB. By my understanding of the law, it … Continue reading

What Factors Influence Educational Systems?

Hi everyone! I’m assisting in a class on Systems Thinking and Decision-Making this semester and am putting together a simulation of educational systems for a little praxis in addition to the raw theoretical base of the class.  Each student will be part of a small group representing a school system (public school, parochial school, standards-based … Continue reading

Alternative Educational Models in the Wild

Hi all.  I’ve been thinking a lot about the the model that Illich puts forth in “Deschooling Society” and wanted to open a discussion about technology-facilitated, student self-directed education.  Skip on down to The Thoughts if you’ve read “Deschooling” or want to skip my summary of his proposed school replacement. The Summary Illich advocates throwing … Continue reading

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 4,077 other followers

Comments are subject to moderation.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,077 other followers