How Do We Combat Fake News in Our Classrooms?

December 21, 2016 0

After the election, a larger swath of the population has been discussing “fake news.”  Calls for “media literacy” ring out from interviews and articles.  For example, at the end of an hour-long NPR interview, fake […]

What Diane Ravitch Means To Me

December 7, 2016 0

Am I crazy? That’s what many of us had been wondering before we read Diane Ravitch. As teachers, parents and students, we noticed there was something terribly wrong with our national education policy. The Emperor […]

The “He Said/She Said” of Education

October 10, 2011 1

Jay Rosen provides a smell test for he said/she said journalism: There’s a public dispute. The dispute makes news. No real attempt is made to assess clashing truth claims in the story, even though they are in some sense […]

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