Professor Yong Zhao gave a terrific keynote speech yesterday at the ISTE Conference in San Diego (I wasn’t there, but followed it through Twitter). I’ve posted about many articles by Professor Zhao, and he’s contributed to my Education Week column.
Here’s a video of his keynote (thanks to Alice Mercer for letting me know ISTE posts videos of speeches). It’s embedded, and you may have to click through in order to view it if you’re reading this post on an RSS Reader:
Here are my choices for The Best Articles, Videos & Posts On Education Policy In 2016 – Part Two (let me know what you think I’m missing – this post is different from my annual “round-up” of the biggest education-related news stories I write for The Washington Post every year) – these are not listed in any order of preference (I’m starting off with links to “Best” lists I’ve posted over the past few months that relate to ed policy):
The choice of words practice-based evidence is deliberate. We aim to signal a key difference in the relationship between inquiry and improvement as compared to that typically assumed in the more commonly used expression evidence-based practice. Implicit in the latter is that evidence of efficacy exists somewhere outside of local practice and practitioners should simply implement these evidence-based practices. Improvement research, in contrast, is an ongoing, local learning activity.
Looking at our students thought the lens of their assets, not their deficits, has been an underlying them of my teaching career, and I thought I’d bring together many of the posts I’ve written on the topic.
In another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I’m starting this weekly “Ed Tech Digest” post where I’ll share three or four links I think are particularly useful and related to…ed tech: