Wednesday, September 25, 2013
In An Attempt To Increase Creativity Development, China Officially Decreases High Stakes Testing On It's Children
This just in from Yong Zhao. Translation? The U.S. and China are trading education policy direction.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
The billions of dollars spent on politicians obsession with high stakes standardized testing is better spent on augmenting children's authentic learning experiences with extended fine arts learning, exploration into hands on science learning, smaller class sizes and improving the lives of 16 million children living under the poverty threshold in the World's richest country! Stop this madness!!!!
Monday, September 16, 2013
We all know that new National Fine Arts Standards have been written and are up for revision, but what do we know about the status of fine arts programs across the country? After massive cuts to public education funding in Philadelphia, Chicago and throughout the rest of the country, I am here to tell you the U.S. D.O.E. has no clue on the status of fine arts programs across the U.S.A..