Education Reform Meets Orwell

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is spending about $1.1 million on "galvanic skin response" bracelets that would physiologically measure how engaged students are with their teacher’s lesson at any particular moment. Um, here’s an idea: Maybe they should spend a little more time learning the lessons from 1984, Fahrenheit 451, We, A Wrinkle In Time … need we go on? …


 

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