All Blog Posts Tagged 'Class' (5)

The “College and Career Ready” Farce

The “College and Career Ready” Farce



Schools around the country are tossing out the old “College for All” slogan and replacing it with the popular Obama-school…
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Added by Michael Dunn on January 23, 2011 at 4:46pm — No Comments

CTA Supports Education Cuts

CTA Supports Education Cuts…



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Added by Michael Dunn on December 30, 2010 at 8:19pm — No Comments

Value-Added Adds Value for Corporate Vultures

Value-Added Adds Value for Corporate Vultures



The first problem with the Value Added model for teacher accountability

is that it commodifies children. In economics, value-added is the

difference between the sales price and the cost of a product. The higher

the sales price relative to the cost of production,… Continue

Added by Michael Dunn on November 23, 2010 at 6:32pm — No Comments

T561 Oct 26 -- Christensen Chap 9

Chap 9 is the summary chapter of the book. Of course, it is the call to action piece.



It's main point is to argue that change is hard to do from within. To change from within, a business needs to "separate" -- i.e., create a unit of the corporation whose job it is to innovate and not be bothered by corporate.



C mentions four differnt types of problems and solution "teams" for them: functional,lightweight, heavywegiht, and autonomous business unit. Heavryweight is the… Continue

Added by Cathleen Randall on October 26, 2008 at 8:24pm — 1 Comment

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