Tag Archives: Digital Learning

Former Gov Perdue Continues Digital Learning Push Despite Research Warnings

Former North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue is on the move again via her education non-profit, DigiLearn.
Digital Learning is all the woman who helped cement Common Core into our state can talk about. Continue reading

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Ed Startup’s Digital Ed Plan is Utterly Orwellian and Disturbing

An Education startup’s digital education plans are utterly Orwellian and disturbing.

In an article posted at EdWeek, details on an Education organization’s digital curriculum plans were laid out and include plans for massive data collection and surveillance that is currently targeting K-8 students.

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NC Enters Year 4 of Common Core and Reading Retention for 3rd Graders Increases Statewide

The headline at the News and Observer reads, “More NC third graders retained for poor reading”.
File this one under: Things I saw Coming And Was Called Crazy For.
We are in year four of Common Core. Supporters of the standards promised us flying cars or something…

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Do Parents Get The Full ‘Digital Education’ Picture?

I’ve written about digital curriculum movement before. There are pros and cons to such a movement.

Do Parents get the full ‘Digital Education’ picture? Continue reading

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Down The Digital Learning Rabbit Hole – PT 3

Technology is not going away nor should it. Digital Learning is coming to states everywhere, including North Carolina. There are many pros and cons surrounding Digital Learning.

What I want to talk about is where the push for Digital Learning is coming from and how it is connected to North Carolina. There are some key players, history and money influences that are driving legislation in our state; specifically HB660.

This is part 3, which will look at Bob Wise’s activities in North Carolina specifically. [Read part 1 and part 2. ] Continue reading

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