Category Archives: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill Gates spent 78 million on education advocacy in 2009

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/22/education/22gates.html?pagewanted=all Behind Grass-Roots School Advocacy, Bill Gates By SAM DILLON Published: May 21, 2011 NYT says that one person Gates supports is Frederick M. Hess. http://www.aei.org/scholar/frederick-m-hess/ http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rick_hess_straight_up/ https://twitter.com/AEIeducation http://www.aei.org/policy/education/ The Gates Education Network (GEN) seems to be everywhere.   Gates Institutions … Continue reading

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#MTT2k Prize Khan Academy Video Contest Critique Chronology

June 18, 2012 John Golden and David Coffey do the first critique video and a blog post on it. MTT2K – Episode 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hC0MV843_Ng 16,329 views as of July 7 2012 89 likes, 122 dislikes John Golden blog post http://mathhombre.blogspot.com/2012/06/mystery-teacher-theatre-2000.htmlContinue reading

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Teacher Quality Roadmap, Daubert and Due Process Firing Teachers

Firing teachers over student test scores is unproven science and at this stage it is pseudo-science.  Due process of law under the Daubert standard requires that scientific evidence be subject to proof.    One document in support of teacher firing is … Continue reading

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