"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Philadelphia charters show the way to CBE

A report on a Philadelphia TV news show about what is in the works with Competency Based Education. Since there is greatly reduced whole class instruction, there is no collaboration, no debate, no critical thinking. It's like farm factories which engineer their plants and animals to create the desired product for the market. The Philadelphia School Partnership has a portfolio of schools that are experimenting with CBE.

Philadelphia charter hands over tracking student progress to Mission Control | CBS Philly

Also see:
Netflix Billionaire Reed Hastings' Crusade to Replace Public School Teachers With Computers | Alternet

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