Zombie X's Posts

Zombie X Rises Again: Kelly Gallagher's Readicide, An Interview Part 2

Homework based on worksheets is what’s killing my generation. I am afraid that there will never be another Steve Jobs as long as teachers keep assigning us mindless crap. »

ZombieX: Kelly Gallagher Says Stop Readicide Now (Part 1 of an Interview)

ZombieX interviews one of the best English teachers in the state of California, Kelly Gallagher -- author of the book Readicide. What teach to the student looks like, as opposed to teach to the test. »

The Return of ZombieX: Rob Gaudette Teaches Beyond the Test

ZombieX returns to talk about how standardized testing narrows what kids learn and how they learn it. He celebrates Rob Gaudette, California Middle School Teacher of the Year, and observes Gaudette's creative teaching methods that stimulate critical thinking in all of his students. »

Introducing ZombieX: No Zombie Left Behind

Zombie X gives us his perspective on standardized testing and No Child Left Behind from the point of view of a 12-year old seventh grader who attends a public school. »