The Week That Was: GOOD Education

Posted by Amanda M. Fairbanks


The Week That Was.

Michael Karnjanaprakorn asked: Is college overrated?

Watch 14-year-old Graeme Taylor encapsulate all that is right with the It Gets Better campaign.

Submissions: We asked you to tell us about your non-traditional education. And you did.

Why standardized tests kill the joy of learning.

Anna Debenham, a 20-year-old self-taught programmer from the U.K. makes a pretty compelling case for revolutionizing the way we teach web design.

Liz Dwyer interviewed Diane Ravitch.

And finally,  Nikhil wrote about whether teachers should be trained more like doctors and designing a classroom of the future.

Photo (cc) via Flickr user The White House.