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a quiet revolution …unfolds

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Standards-Based Education for Freedom

Originally posted at educatedtodeath.com Yes, education should have standards, and yes, those standards should be tested with corporations in mind. The STANDARD should be that all learners are equipped with the critical skills to participate in an open society; that is, learners should be literate, connected, and aware. The test will be if power shifts, … Continue reading

What is Underground Education? The How’s, Why’s, and What-Nots

Originally posted at educatedtodeath.com. @educatedtodeath   Underground Education is revolutionary, but does not aim to teach or incite external revolution; rather, it aims to nudge minds awake. Underground education begins the moment you see something that needs to be taught, and you teach it regardless of time allotted. Teachers engage in this daily. It is … Continue reading

That which renders us powerless, and what to do about it*

Note: This was originally posted at http://www.educatedtodeath.com I am an educator, and a staunch supporter of public education and teachers. However, I find it increasingly difficult to support a system(s) that, from the moment it accepts a child, seeks to disable any critical spirit of humanity and replace it with an eternal need that can … Continue reading

Revolution Tools

Got this on Twitter this morning–Revolution Tools–and chuckled at the image…but then acknowledged in my mind how Twitter has indeed revolutionized my professional sharing and growing, and I began thinking of the revolution tools I now use in my classroom. My learning space has changed dramatically since last year. I still have tables and chairs, … Continue reading

a humble voice

Education reform debate is often dominated by the megaphone.  It’s Chancellor Rhee posing on Time Magazine with a badass face and a broom as if to say, “No time for debate.  No time for discussion.  No time to pause and think of the human element.  We need change.  Huge change. Loud change.”  It becomes a … Continue reading

Week of May 31st, 2010

As Americans celebrate Memorial Day, at the Coöp we’re asking ourselves what educational counternarratives can help us bring about a revolution in democratic, authentic education – a kind of education that recognizes the values of passion and responsibility in nurturing and protecting our freedoms, joys, learning, and world. Specifically, we’re looking for and posting about … Continue reading

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