We made some polarizing statements and claims in 2014. Millions of educators have read, praised, lambasted, and shared our blog posts.
While many of our posts are informative, we like to write what we call “Education on the Edge.” We’re not afraid to be labeled as brilliant or insane. Our blog posts may polarize educators, but we think this is necessary if education is to change as it must.
So, we review 2014, proud of teachers–whether they think us brilliant or they think us insane. Either way, stay tuned for more polarizing blog posts in 2015.
February–5 Reasons Homework Destroys Learning: B or I readers know we have many blog posts that rail against homework. This one, though, was more polarizing than others. Tens of thousands of educators read, commented and shared this hot-button post, declaring that homework is one of education’s biggest enemies.
September-8 Ways Teachers Make Students Love Reading: More than 50,000 teachers read and shared August’s polarizing article on killing the joy of reading. So how do teachers make students love reading, they wondered. We answered.