Curriculum Wars – What’s Missing

In the many education feeds that I monitor, curriculum war stories always lack a fundamental reality check. First, a short explanation. In the United States, curriculum wars are typically painted as a battle between conservatives and liberals over state curriculum and, by extension, textbooks. This is a simplification, but a simplification that serves our media’s […]

Price Point

Missing from this infographic is the monthly cost of wikipedia ($0). I’m always questioning the value of information in an age in which information (and miss-information) is, at least monetarily, cheap. I suspect there’s greater value in allocating funds towards gifted teachers who can prune and create quality content for students rather than the textbook companies. […]