Jac de Haan sets me straight regarding how confused I’ve been about the motivation of large corporations to sponsor teaching academies. . . Regardless of what you believe the motivation behind sponsoring such events may be, these companies are recognizing that many teachers put countless unpaid hours into professional development and investing hundreds of millions of dollars in education. Oh. Corporations are doing this to recognize unpaid teacher PD. That’s so very kind of them. It all makes sense now. I take back everything I said about educators being confused about how this whole thing works.
If you are an UberMacDork like Tom and I, you may be feeling a bit of excitement right now over Steve Job’s WWDC Keynote scheduled for tomorrow. This may be the cherry on top: Keynote Bingo. Available as a PDF or program. via TUAW