[ExI] Telework is taking off, hopefully for good
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 17:10:56 UTC 2020
Why can't they be tested? bill w
On Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 12:03 PM spike jones via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> > On Behalf Of Giulio Prisco via extropy-chat
> Sent: Monday, March 23, 2020 12:29 AM
> Subject: [ExI] Telework is taking off, hopefully for good
> Telework is taking off, hopefully for good
> Perhaps, when the pandemic is over, most workers and companies, students
> teachers, will be used to telework and choose to continue. I hope so...
> Giulio, thanks for the site.
> You touched on something very important about Teleplace meetings regarding
> employee motivation, down in the middle of the page.
> I am forming a parent group to advise the school superintendent on the
> effectiveness of their remote learning. After talking and listening, I am
> finding that motivation is a critical factor in how the students do. Some
> are going at it like a hot chainsaw thru butter (I have a good example in
> home) while others do little or nothing. They now realize they can't
> be tested, so the work is not really subject to any credible metric, so
> their grades are mostly meaningless, so they don't do the work. Or just do
> enough to kinda get by, after a fashion. Adam Smith's invisible hand of
> capitalism applies to studies as well as paid labor.
> In remote learning, the academically rich get richer, the poor get nothing.
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