Good read: Boy, Bill Gates’ Latest Interview Was Very Depressing…

If you don’t follow the blog of Larry Ferlazzo yet, this is a good moment. Larry just posted a reaction to a new interview with Bill Gates on education by Ezra Klein at Vox .  And I agree, it’s depressing with the key problem (as Larry explains):

He then puts the responsibility of student motivation all on teachers, and that the key to teachers learning to be better is through online education.

The conclusion may sound a bit cynical, but quite understandable:

I just hope he finds something else soon that catches his interest so he stop experimenting with the lives of our students, their families, and us teachers…

Read the full post here.

 

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