Monday, February 27, 2017

Bill Gates, CASEL and your student’s privacy | Seattle Education

Bill Gates, CASEL and your student’s privacy | Seattle Education:

Bill Gates, CASEL and your student’s privacy 

privacy3.jpg

“What’s gotten in the way of education in the United States is a theory of social engineering that says there is ONE RIGHT WAY to proceed with growing up.”
John Taylor Gatto

casel
CASEL’s mission is to gather personal information about students’ emotional behavior, and turn emotion into a standard to rank and measure children.
Cheri Kiesecker, Missouri Dog
In previous articles and posts, I have written about the next new thing in public education, Social Emotional Learning (SEL), and the implications of it when financial enterprises and outside philanthropists get involved and steer it into our classrooms.
One of the engines in this drive to evaluate and track a child’s emotions and thoughts while using a computer is Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).
In 2009, CASEL hosted a forum titled Social and Emotional Learning: Ready! Creating a National Initiative which described their plan to have Social Emotional Learning instituted within public education across the country.
CASEL began by attempting a collaboration with eight states  on testing programs that would evaluate a student’s emotions using various methods. Eight states were proudly listed as being a part of this grand experiment, then seven were listed, then six and now Bill Gates, CASEL and your student’s privacy | Seattle Education:


Latest News and Comment from Education

LATEST NEWS AND COMMENT FROM EDUCATION

LATEST NEWS AND COMMENT FROM EDUCATION
EduBloggers