What does Friedman say about progress in innovations in education? Is he
optimistic or pessimistic about what he is seeing in innovations developing in
teaching? Why? Try to quote him or refer to at least one part of the
Why is he excited about Common Core?
What are MOOCs? (Look up the term if you don’t know.)
Why does Friedman feel MOOCs are the beginning of a revolution? Explain
your answer in a paragraph or two.
What “competition” is being put on professors as a result of the development of
MOOCs, according to Friedman? Do you agree with his analysis here? Why or why
not? Write a paragraph in answering this question