Data, Education and Parents

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-SA ) license In a recent post, Will Richardson made the point that most parents have no idea what happens in school. This assertion was based on the seemingly meaningless numbers and grades that parents are feed through the rise of learning portals. Although I…

Why Blogging (Still) Matters

flickr photo shared by mrkrndvs under a Creative Commons ( BY-NC-SA ) license My daughter recently started at a new school. One of the things that stood out to me was the use of Facebook for classroom communication. Every class is setup with a private page, where information is shared. To me this fits perfectly with the argument that…