The headline sounds promising: Savvy teachers use the Net to engage students
And the first quote draws us in a little farther.
“It’s an exciting time to be in education because we are no longer looking for one method,” Kris Enright, executive director of the Professional Association of Colorado Educators, said in an interview.
“Now, with the opportunity to meet individual needs, schools are becoming more diverse.”
However, then we get to the point of the article.
Tutor.com has a network of 1,800 certified teachers, college professors, undergraduates and graduate students in the United States and Canada from accredited universities.
The use of online tutors who meet government-approved academic standards is supported by the U.S. Department of Education for supplemental educational services under its No Child Left Behind Act.
An online standardized test preparation system does NOT qualify as “engaging” students. Nor does it sound like a savvy use of teachers.
Can a misleading headline from an rss feed be considered fraud?