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What Work Requires of Schools is the title of the initial SCANS report. This 61 page report defines the five competencies and three-part foundation that constitute the SCANS skills.
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On Monday, I heard Dylan William say that computers don’t make a difference to learning in the classroom. On Thursday, I heard Gerry White say that technology is responsible for a 12% increase in achievement.
Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
On Power, Knowledge, and the Re-Occupation of Common Sense photo by Carol Black One of the most profound changes that occurs when modern schooling is introduced into traditional societies around the world is a radical shift in the locus of power and control over learning from children, families, and communities to ever more centralized systems of authority.
I wrote a thing last fall about massive open online courses (MOOCs, in the parlance), and the challenge that free or cheap online classes pose to business as usual in higher ed. In that piece , I compared the people running colleges today to music industry executives in the age of Napster.
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