This article is a response submitted for our series about critical digital pedagogy. See the original CFP for details. Poetry is a way of knowing, like numbers, like facts, like photographs and video....
Switching over to standards based grading or no grading at all in a system that values the grade above all else can be a daunting endeavor, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't attempt it. After two weeks of school, the conversation has shifted in my classroom and I'm eager to continue my work with throwing out grades altogether.
When Flora Piatti goes to the doctor these days, she doesn’t deal directly with an MD. The Douglasville woman’s medical needs at the YourTown Health clinic in Palmetto are handled by a physician assistant — a PA, as they’re often called — and that’s fine with her.
When a class involves discussion, we owe it to our students to not know what’s going to happen, lest we start dictating what we want them to think. To truly engage another in a conversation, we respond to the ideas that develop organically
Earlier this month the website nerdwallet.com released a study examining Atlanta traffic. Using census data, average gas prices and insurance premiums, the report attempted to identify the costliest commutes in the metro area.
Privacy is dying or already dead. People (myself included) freely tell the world about our activities through Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. But we have given up our privacy in even more subtle ways than social media. I currently have 3 loyalty cards on my key chain, my grocer, pharmacy, and pet store. That doesn't include the several loyalty cards I have in my wallet, hardware store, shoe store, sports store, and sandwich chain. Additionally I have 2-3 apps that are loyalty cards like S