ABCs of DumbDown: What Diane Ravitch isn’t telling you…The Whole Truth about the “Whole Child”

An Editorial by Anita Hoge

Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America’s Public Schools is the title of the new book by Diane Ravitch. It is favorably reviewed and summarized at the Daily Kos HERE. Ravitch’s book purports to answers questions about why American education is crisis, and what reform can be implemented. Her answers include pre-K programs and so-called school “choice.” Many of her recommendations are based on Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, which are part and parcel of the Humanistic Psychology worldview he developed.

Let’s clear this theoretical debate right now.

Anyone who would quote Maslow’s Humanistic Psychology (Third Force Psychology) is basing their worldview on the “whole child” theory, and the behavioral science that originated with Freud and was developed by B.F. Skinner.

Read more HERE.

Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt
Former Senior Policy Advisor
U.S. Department of Education

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Related:  ABCs of DumbDown: Anita Hoge Discusses ESEA Reauthorization…Testing and Accountability, click here.

Published in: on January 27, 2015 at 5:44 pm  Leave a Comment  

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