Larry Ferlazzo notes that the latest requirements for Race to the Top is just more lipstick on a pig.

By which, he means that when RTTT refers to “personalized learning,” what it really means is using online learning for adaptive testing.

That’s pretty much what the hawkers of technology mean too.

But teachers had something else in mind, something that would encourage students to explore and think and make their own decisions, not just answer test questions.