Biometric “Hysteria”?

Diane Ravitch may be adamant and forceful... but hysterical? In a post today, she refers to another, one by Gary Houchens, a professor of "Educational, Leadership, & Research" at Western Kentucky University. His is entitled "Biometric hysteria: the anti-research mentality of the educational status quo." In a postscript Ravitch writes: I do not like to … Continue reading Biometric “Hysteria”?

‘I Don’t Have Time for This Nonsense’

Via Diane Ravitch's blogĀ I've been learning more about the Gates Foundation desire to explore galvanic skin-response monitors as a classroom tool. Ravitch links to an article providing a hint of the rationale:Gates officials hope the devices, known as Q Sensors, can become a common classroom tool, enabling teachers to see, in real time, which kids … Continue reading ‘I Don’t Have Time for This Nonsense’