Sixth Article in the Series on The Artistry of Teaching
Does neoliberal education reform consider the nature of adolescence and the advances in our understanding of how humans learn? Is it necessary for every American human adolescent to learn the same content, in the same order, and at the same time? Why should every student be held accountable to policies and plans that don’t consider their needs and their interests?
These are some of the questions that many educators ask themselves every day as they open their doors to their students who come from homes where there might be not enough food on the table, their father is un-employed, their mother is fearful that she might be deported, or their neighborhood school was closed during the summer and now they are in a different school.… Read more