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

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Who's Behind the K-12 Online Learning Bonanza?

The International Association for Online Learning (iNACOL) is meeting in San Antonio in late October for a big symposium to advance all sorts of competency based personalized outcomes based blended online digital bullshit notions that have re-charged the dying batteries of the corporate education reformers.  

Who's behind these fads from the previous century now repackaged for another generation of back-to-basics mossback antiquarians?   

All the big paternalists, social efficiency zealots, and profiteers, along with a couple of new ones that have product lines ready to sell.  This is where the action is, and this where the resistance must focus:

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