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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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Down The Digital Learning Rabbit Hole – PT 2

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 2, which will look at some history of Bob Wise and his following of Bill Gates education initiatives, as well as Wise’s cozy relationship with Jeb Bush. [Read part 1. ] Continue reading

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‘Gaming’ The Education of Our Children

There is a two-part series on ‘Gaming’ and the push for ‘digital learning’ over at the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research which are written by Mary Grabar.

I encourage readers to go and read both articles all the way through:

TRANSFORMING EDUCATION BEYOND COMMON CORE: ARNE DUNCAN’S “CLASSROOM OF THE FUTURE”
TRANSFORMING EDUCATION BEYOND COMMON CORE: GETTING THE WORD OUT ABOUT GAMING FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

KEEP READING…. Continue reading

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Important Concerns With #HB660 – Transition To Personalized Digital Learning

Education bills have stacked up at the NC General Assembly. There are currently over 200 bills related to education that have been filed.
One bill filed is HB 660 – Transition To Personalized Digital Learning. This bill is being heard at the legislature today.

Over at StopCommonCoreNC.org, there is an article about this bill. Please, go read it.

KEEP READING… THERE IS MORE – Including HB 847 and Objections to fundamental parent rights…. Continue reading

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