Never gotten into the whole “Throwback Thursday” thing on Facebook. Most of the old photos I have are of other people, not myself. I could take a few old high school friends or former girlfriends by surprise if I really wanted to. My #TBT would consist of videos or concert footage of my preferred artists back in the day. So, here is some light reading for you today.
(Competency Works) Federal rules on accountability and assessments need to take these points in mind when considering competency-based learning. 5 quick thoughts from iNACOL’s Chris Sturgis.
(Getting Smart) EdTech 10: a great rundown on the news this week.
(Education Next) watch flipped classroom pioneer Sal Khan discuss his initial involvement with trying to tutor his niece, taking him from a hedge fund analyst to the creator of an Internet giant. He then describes his vision for “education reimagined.” Related: (Kansas City Star) students embrace flipped classroom.
(This Week News) making up for lost time, schools turn to “blizzard bags”
BONUS LINK: RIP, Sid Caesar (AP, YouTube)