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Peter Greene: Tulsa Adopts a “Teach Like a Robot” Program

on October 9, 2016

Another step closer to totally roboticizing teaching. And learning, as well.
Teachers are not robots, and students are not “little robots” who all learn the same way and need to be “programmed.”
What are we doing and what have we done to the teaching profession?
Even worse, what are we doing to the children? šŸ˜¢

Diane Ravitch's blog

Peter Greene learned that the Tulsa public schools have adopted a program to standardize teaching by putting a little microphone in teachersā€™ ears through which they can get real-time coaching. The superintendent in Tulsa is Deborah Gist, a reformer who was previously State Commisssioner of Education in Rhode Island, where she achieved plaudits from President Obama and Arne Duncan for supporting the mass firing of the entire staff of Central Falls High School.

Tulsa public schools invited the press to see a demonstration of scripted teaching.

ā€œThe press were there to watch Remote Control Scripting in action because they had been invited there by Tulsa Public Schools and the company TPS hired to provide this program. Itā€™s the same company that put Berard through her pacesā€“ CT3 (The Center for Transformative Teacher Training). They are partners with all the cool kidsā€“ Success Academies, Teach for America, Aspire, and many otherā€¦

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One response to “Peter Greene: Tulsa Adopts a “Teach Like a Robot” Program

  1. ciedie aech says:

    Each year it becomes ever more clear that Technocrats are looking for ways to “hard-wire” our students’ learning so that any lucrative intellectual property can be harnessed and owned before it has a chance to break free….

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