Saturday, May 14, 2011

Diane Ravitch on Education Reform

Diane Ravitch on Arne Duncan and Bill Gates Education 


Diane Silvers Ravitch (b. July 1, 1938) is a historian of education, an educational policy analyst, and former United States Assistant Secretary of Education who is now a research professor at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. WIKI

Teachers Need To Know The Truth!

Changing Education Paradigms by Sir Ken Robinson

Sir Ken Robinson (born Liverpool, 4 March 1950) is an author, speaker, and international advisor on education in the arts to government, non-profits, education, and arts bodies. He was Director of The Arts in Schools Project (1985–89), Professor of Arts Education at the University of Warwick (1989–2001), and was knighted in 2003 for services to education. WIKI

Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

Bill Gates on Education Reform

William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, philanthropist, author, and is chairman of Microsoft, the software company he founded with Paul Allen. He is consistently ranked among the world's wealthiest people and was the wealthiest overall from 1995 to 2009, excluding 2008, when he was ranked third. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of CEO and chief software architect, and remains the largest individual shareholder, with more than 8 percent of the common stock. He has also authored or co-authored several books. WIKI

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