Does anybody teach their students to write in Twitter? I scoffed at the headline, but when the author mentioned the difficulty of writing good aphorisms, I felt my needle move a little. I might incorporate something of the sort the next time I teach Nietzsche or Confucius.
As noted in the comments by Me-UptheDownStaircase, Thursday night’s Daily Show had a strong education focus, featuring an interview with education researcher Diane Ravitch, and featuring a couple of pieces on teachers.
Here’s the link to the whole episode, if you’d like to watch it in it’s entirety.
It doesn’t solve anything for anybody, but a laugh is always good.