AI and education, Angela Duckworth, app-ified “solutions”, Atlantic Philanthropies, Automated Drones, “evidence-based” approaches, behavioral economics, big data and the surveillance state, Bill Gates, Blockchain, Bloomberg, Callsign (digital identity authentication), Cambridge Analytica, Cass Sunstein, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Characterlab / Grit, Choice Architects, Citi Group’s “Living Cities” program, Cornell-Technion’s Small Data Lab, criminal justice reform, Daniel Kaheneman, decentralized identifiers (DIDs used to create self-sovereign digital identities), digital exhaust, digital nudges, DISC Holdings (digital payments and credit on blockchain), Dr. James Heckman, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, e-government transactions, EA3 devices, Element (biometrics), Evan Nesterak - The Philadelphia Behavioral Science Initiative (PBSI), Goldman Sachs, Google, Google’s Eric Schmidt Data is the New Oil, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group (HCEO), Ideas42, Illinois Blockchain Taskforce, impact metrics, Institute for New Economic Thinking - George Soros, International Finance Commission (IFC), Internet of Things, John and Laura Arnold Foundation, John Arnold- Enron, Katherine Milkman, Lisa Nutter - Sidecar Social Finance, MacArthur Foundation, Michael Nutter - What Works Cities, MIT Media Lab, neoliberal practices, Nudge Unit, Obama’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OccupyICEPHL, Pay for Success, Philadelphia District Attorney’s office - Larry Krasner, Project Trillion Billion, PTB Ventures, public pensions, Results for America, Richard Thaler, Smart Cities, social control, social impact investing, Swarthmore Professor Syon Bhanot, Tata Consulting, The Brookings Institution, UPenn’s GRASP lab, US Army Research Lab, Wharton Business School, Wharton’s Behavior Change for Good program
Category: Bill Gates
Do you sometimes wonder why the Seattle Times does so many puff pieces on Bill Gates and his failed education initiatives?
America’s Edge Pennsylvania, America’s Promise, American Enterprise Institute, “evidence-based” approaches, Bill Gates, Chicago-based MacArthur Foundation, education metrics, ESSA, Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking act, Hanover Provident Capital in Alexandria, VA, Harlem Children's Zone, health outcomes metrics, John and Laura Arnold Foundation, K12 Inc., Lamar Alexander, Michael Milken, Partnership for America’s Economic Success, Patty Murray, Paul Ryan, Paul Tudor Jones, Pay for Success, Pennsylvania’s Pre-K Counts, Pew Charitable Trusts, Poverty, Pritzker, ReadyNation, Resolution Trust Corporation, Robert Dugger, financial policy analyst and venture capitalist, Sara Watson, social impact investing, Student-level data, The Brookings Institution, The New York State Early Childhood Advisory Council, the Robin Hood Foundation, Tudor Investment Corporation, Urban Institute, Virginia Early Childhood Education Foundation, Washington State Institute for Public Policy, workforce metric
Is Robert Dugger setting up Robin Hood to steal from the poor?
1:1 device initiatives, ALEC, ALEC Innovation Schools and School Districts, Bill Gates, Bill Gates / Gates Foundation, Common Core Standards, Competency Based Learning, Education Reimagined, ESSA, Future Ready, gig economy, Great Plains Software, Greg Tehven, iNACOL, Ken Kay, Knowledgeworks, Learning Ecosystem, LRNG city, Marcus Lingenfelter, Mass Customized Learning (competency-based education), Microsoft, Most Likely To Succeed, North Dakota, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum, Partnership for 21st Century Skills (P21), personalized learning, School ReTool, social impact investing, STEM, Strive Together, Susie Wise, Teach for America, Ted Dintersmith, Tom Vander Ark, Tony Wagner, Work-Based Learning
They’ve Got Trouble, Up There in North Dakota (Dintersmith Strikes Again)
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundaton, Bill Gates, school shootings
Schools as Sacrifice Zones & The Gates Foundation’s Avoidance of the Toughest Question
Algorithms, Amazon, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundaton, Bill Gates, Bill Gates / Gates Foundation, CEP (Commission for Evidence-based Policy), Cortana technology, data breaches, Data Quality Campaign, DataShop, Department of Education (DOE), Dreambox, Edmodo, Evidence based policy, Facebook, Federal Learning Registry, FERPA, Google Apps for Education, Google Classroom, Google Student Accounts, IRS, Knewton, LearnSphere, Microsoft, National Secure Database, NWEA MAP, PROJECT BRAINWAVE, Student Privacy, WORKFORCE Data Quality Campaign, Yet Analytics
Dear Congress, you are being duped. HR4174-S2046 is a Privacy Fail. Here’s why. ( And please no more suspended rules and voice votes on these bills. )
Bill Gates, Common Core Standards, data-tagging, Evidence based policy, philanthropy, social capital market, Tripp Jones
We Need to Talk About Our Philanthropy Problem
Bill Gates, Bill Gates / Gates Foundation, Data Quality Campaign, Digital Promise, Facebook, FERPA, Getting Smart
USDoE’s Digital Promise and Facebook Team Up for Student Data Badges while the Gates Funded Data Quality Campaign is Lobbying Congress to Weaken FERPA, Again.
Bill Gates, Bill Gates / Gates Foundation, Blockchain, data breaches, Data Quality Campaign, Evidence based policy, FERPA, Gates' Foundation, social impact bonds, Student Privacy
Bill Gates’ Data Quality Campaign is Coming for Your Child’s Privacy – Again.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundaton, Bill Gates, Bill Gates / Gates Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Facebook-Summit partnership, Gates' Foundation, Mark Zuckerburg, Summit Basecamp, Summit Personalized Learning Platform
Is Summit Basecamp Bill Gates’ Latest Plan for Public Education?
Bill Gates, Bill Gates / Gates Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Facebook-Summit partnership, Mark Zuckerburg, New Profit, Summit Basecamp, Summit charter schools, Summit Personalized Learning Platform
Debunking the “Truthiness” of Bill Gates’ Glowing Review of Summit’s Personalized Learning Platform
1:1 device initiatives, adaptive management systems, Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative, AI and education, Algorithms, AltSchool, Americorp volunteer, anytime, anyplace, anywhere, any pace learning, AR/VR, augmented reality/virtual reality, Army Research Lab, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundaton, Bill Gates, Bill Gates / Gates Foundation, Booz Allen Hamilton, Broad Superintendents Academy, Carnegie Mellon, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Charter schools, Chromebooks, Class Size, Classcraft, Common Core Standards, Cyber-Education, Department of Defense, Department of Education (DOE), Education Elements, ESSA, Evidence based policy, FERPA, financial de-stabilization, Future Ready, gamification, Global Education Futures: Agenda, global finance, Google Apps for Education, Google Student Accounts, grit, Halliburton, Hewlett Packard, High Stakes Testing, IBM, Innosight Institute, Institute for Creative Technologies, Kindergarten, Learning Ecosystem, Micro Schools, Microsoft, Minecraft, Montessori school model, Naviance, online chat bots, Opting Out of High Stakes Testing, Pavel Luksha, Pay for Success, Pearson, personalized learning, Project Based Learning, Reasoning Mind, Remake Learning, Rocketship, School Vouchers, Skolkovo Institute, Social Emotional Learning SEL, Summit Basecamp, The Clayton Christensen Institute, Tom Vander Ark, TouchSense, US Department of Education (USDOE), USC, Vouchers, whole child - data collection, workforce development