Here are my picks for today!
- Very powerful commentary from a middle-school music teacher about how sometimes the “unkindest” budget cuts are the most quiet. And also about how teachers need to take back their profession.
- An article about how the data shows that current treatments for ADD, including Ritalin, are showing signs of reduced effectiveness over time.
- The article above makes me think about what Sir Ken Robinson has to say about the transformation of education and how a test-driven, rote-intensive curriculum is related to the uptick in kids taking Ritalin. The link takes you to a Youtube video.
- Here’s an older article about what Finland is doing and that part we keep forgetting about.