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Jonathan Kozol at Constructing Modern Knowledge

Last July 2011, National Book Award-winning author, educator and civil rights activist Jonathan Kozol was a guest speaker at Constructing Modern Knowledge. Constructing Modern Knowledge is the summer institute for educators where minds-on learning, meets progressive education and a world-class faculty. Constructing Modern Knowledge 2012 is July 9-12, 2012 in Manchester, NH. There is still […]

Alfie Kohn Tackles “Common Core Standards”

Check out the transcript chronicling a debate between Alfie Kohn and Gene Wilhoit, executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers. The subject of the debate was national curriculum, I mean “common core standards.” Alfie Kohn: “There’s a strong political interest in representing national standards as being merely “core” standards and to emphasize […]