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Video of Future Ready Schools Presentation

There was a great turn out for Alison McDowell’s presentation Future Ready Schools: How Silicon Valley and the Defense Department Plan to Remake Public Education. If you weren’t able to make to the presentation you still have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Future Ready Schools: How Silicon Valley and the Defense Department Plan to Remake Public Education: A talk by Alison McDowell

Future Ready Schools: How Silicon Valley and the Defense Department Plan to Remake Public Education March 25th, from 10:30 AM-Noon Lake City Branch of the Seattle Public Library 12501 28th Ave. N.E., Seattle, WA 98125 This talk is free and … Continue reading

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Stop the Ed Tech Juggernaut: A Parents Across America Webinar

This article appears on the Seattle Education website. It is reposted here with permission from the author. Members of Parents Across America (PAA) have spent extensive time looking into quantities of writing and research that raise red flags about the … Continue reading

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Digital Curriculum: Questions Parents Should be Asking

Originally posted on Wrench in the Gears:
As we enter this new era of blended/hybrid classrooms, the clamor of ed-tech entrepreneurs pitching their digital curricula is getting to be truly overwhelming for parents. Rather than critiquing individual programs, I have…

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School Technology Opt-Out Letter

The Parents Across America (PAA) website has some good information for parents.  This posting is going to focus on some of the great information, recommendations, and questions they provide parents with regard to the use of educational technology.  Here are … Continue reading

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An interview with Washington State Superintendent Candidate Erin Jones

The following is a re-posting of An interview with Washington State Superintendent Candidate Erin Jones originally posted on the Seattle Education website. It is posted here with permission. Erin Jones is running for Washington State Superintendent in charge of the … Continue reading

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Parents Across America Puget Sound

A new chapter of Parents Across America has formed in the  Puget Sound Region.  Parents Across America Puget Sound (PAA-PS) has formed to connect parents, share ideas and information, and advocate improving public schools and strengthening parent involvement and decision-making … Continue reading

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