Sep 25, 2021 • 58M

Audrey Watters on the history of teaching machines in our schools and the misuse of ed tech today

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Educators of NYC
A weekly podcast and radio show on WBAI 99.5 FM NYC, hosted by Leonie Haimson of Class Size Matters, and Daniel Alicea of Educators of NYC. We speak about the issues and controversies affecting public schools and public education in New York City, statewide and nationally.
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Audrey Watters new book, published by MIT Press, “Teaching Machines: The History of Personalized Learning”  

Latest NY Times article on the current state of the vaccine mandate for teachers and school staff

New New York State Senate bill requiring a remote learning option for NYC students and AM NY article about it

NYC Public School Parents on the new interim computerized assessments purchased by DOE for $36 million

Allen Golston of Gates Foundation quote on the purpose of education

Video of Mario Savio 1964 speech