These days whenever I ask someone what they think of education, I never get a positive response. Everyone, however, can target something as the cause, usually blaming unions, parents, lack of money, or bad teachers (feel free to add your own).
The fact is that lots of people are trying to change education. The result is that a lot of money is spent… and very little changes at all. Here’s what I think is holding the entire edifice stagnant. It is our collective belief about what learning and teaching look like in school. Read the following and ask yourself if you believe that the elements of teaching listed below are essential to learning.Read More →