Must Reads: Common Core, Credit Card Fraud, and One Incredible Game of Fetch

What were the best, most fascinating, exciting, puzzling, or inspiring things I read or watched this week? Some will be about technology, photography, or education. Some will not. Catch up on things you missed. Maybe I dug up a few obscure gems that are totally new to you. Check out the brief ones now and save the more lengthy ones for later. Share and share alike…here’s the Must Read list:

Text Dependency is Too Low a Standard

by Timothy Shanahan

Excellent, concise argument for why the “text dependent question” requirement of Common Core standards is redundant and too low a standard for rigorous reading and thinking.

Little Dog Playing Fetch With a River

via 22words

A cute video displaying some impressive dog intelligence!

Won’t Get Fooled Again

by Andy Welch

An alarming account (amusingly told) of a credit card hack using a loophole of old landline phone technology.


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