Good Night, And Good Luck

To those who say people wouldn’t look; they wouldn’t be interested; they’re too complacent, indifferent and insulated, I can only reply: There is, in one reporter’s opinion, considerable evidence against that contention. But even if they are right, what have they got to lose? Because if they are right, and this instrument is good for […]

What should students do once they can read?

The PISA reading literacy test is testing for a world that no longer exists. Our students will not be working with largely expert and authoritative texts, because the expert is dead and their expert texts died along with them. The skills and competencies that our students will need to be globally competitive are far more complex than PISA could have ever […]

What does it mean to have knowledge today?

Today knowledge is ubiquitous, constantly changing, growing exponentially… Today knowledge is free. It’s like air, it’s like water. It’s become a commodity… There’s no competitive advantage today in knowing more than the person next to you. The world doesn’t care what you know. What the world cares about is what you can do with what […]