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Teaching Letter to the Editor

Differentiation Essay Offered ‘Strident, Cynical’ Parody

January 20, 2015 1 min read

To the Editor:

I am deeply ashamed of you for publishing the Commentary “Differentiation Doesn’t Work.” It presents a ridiculous parody of differentiation. You should know better.

Possibly you could solicit submissions from educators who have well-developed and tested models that work. The author’s straw man wouldn’t.

All you do by publishing this kind of strident, cynical stuff is to fuel cynicism. There are plenty of real issues to address.

Bruce Joyce

Director

Booksend Laboratories

Saint Simons Island, Ga.

A version of this article appeared in the January 21, 2015 edition of Education Week as Differentiation Essay Offered ‘Strident, Cynical’ Parody

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