Facts are Lazy, Facts are Late : The Decay of Truth!

Thinking Skills vs Facts; Turnaround Efforts with TRI and Gillian Williams

Show Notes:

During today’s show, we discuss the following topics during our first segment:

In our second segment, we interview Ms. Gillian Williams, President of The Rensselaerville Institute. During our interview, Gillian and the gang discuss how TRI and their turnaround efforts are effective, what “durable change” looks like, and the key areas of successful educational change.

In our final segment, Robby leads us through the “Top Ten Most Controversial Education issues in US History.”

Resources Mentioned/Referenced:

Robby’s Published! Semi Self-Contained Learning Communities in Grade 6: Bringing New Evidence to Bear on Middle Grades Education

EducationNext: Emphasis on Thinking Skills over Facts in Schools Contributes to Truth Decay by Chester Finn Jr.

The Rensselaerville Institute

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