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Friday’s finally here, so let’s put this week to bed with one final Homeroom Period.
The New York Times has a story on problems large finance companies are running into when they go to recruit on college campuses. Part of the backstory to this is a letter written earlier in the week to the New York Times from a disgruntled Goldman Sachs employee. While it’s an interest subject, I wish the reporter had been able to go beyond the anecdotal level and give some evidence that this is a real trend.
There’s an interesting debate going on at School Tech Connect on the role of direct instruction in the classroom. The author is refuting a view found among tech enthusiasts that direct instruction is an outmoded tool of the factory model of education, an argument I’ve heard before. What’s your take?
That’s it for today. If you have an interesting link or blog you’d like to share with Homeroom Period, why not pass it along?