Learning Styles

Jay Mathews rounds up the latest “debate” about learning styles*.   But this whole teleprompter/notes “debate” about President Obama and Sarah Palin raises a question in a related vein:  Why do we  prioritize some kinds of intelligence over others in how we view people.  For instance, why is being able to speak well extemporaneously better than speaking well […]

Posted on Feb 11, 2010 @ 9:49am

Linky Stuff

Winners!  Please stop emailing about winners in the NCLB naming contest, they’ve been announced. Charters!  This new study from RAND on charter schools is important (pdf).  Good analysis on several key questions across multiple states.   Has some implications around the paper Sara Mead and I did on state laws and characteristics (pdf) but the data there […]