LAUSD/UTLA Pushing Value Added Model VAM: Neo-instrumentality and zombie functionalism

I read the article that follows below earlier this week and had to agree with much of what is stated.  The Value Added Model of Education (VAM) — notice the clever use of the words ‘value’ and ‘added’ — this would have made Orwell’s head jerk for it is this type of doublespeak that we find […]

And The Answer Is…

I have analogies filling my head.  I am reminded of the frog swimming in the kettle of water on the stove.  He doesn’t notice the water is getting warmer until it is too late.  There are 27 million Americans who are either unemployed or underemployed.  Forty-two percent (42%) of the wealth in this country is […]