Here are highlights from the links that I shared on Twitter this week @JensBookPage. Topics this relatively light week include #CharterSchools, #EdTech, #HigherEd, #homework, #literacy, #MentalHealth, #NoSummerSlide, #parenting, #play, #ReadAloud, #ScreenTime and #SocialMedia.
‘Father Is Surgeon,’ ‘1 Mil Pledge’: The Role of Money in USC Admissions - Defense in #HigherEd admission scandal is that USC took money into account anyway @jenniferlevitz @melissakorn @WSJ https://t.co/CGURhbRDUs?amp=1
Parenting + Play
Three Things Overscheduled Kids Need More of in Their Lives: playtime, downtime, family time by @dfkris @MindShiftKQED, citing Denise Pope @StanfordEd ow.ly/IzAI30ptfRr | Also choice over extracurriculars
Schools and Libraries
Robert Pondiscio Just Wrote a Book About Success Academy #CharterSchools. It Does Not Support Either Preferred Narrative, but captures a central conflict of the debate | @The74 https://t.co/lLvuurFTBq?amp=1
#Literacy: The Forgotten Social Justice Issue - @MsJasmineMN @ProjForeverFree ow.ly/UgX830pu2US | "we can not fully proclaim that Black Lives Matter until Black literacy does" + we need to raise the bar in teaching #Reading
Screen Time + Mental Health
A response to the above piece from @Jean_Twenge: My response to the inaccuracies in this article, with graphs: https://t.co/evnAgF6Sty?amp=1
That response led to a revision and correction of the original article, shared by @epi_kerrykeyes: https://t.co/rFgcZOPhio?amp=1
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