ABCs of DumbDown: Are We Training Pigeons Or Educating Children? No Way, ESEA!

A 3D commentary by grassroots teacher Dawn Hoagland

“Are we training pigeons or educating children? That is the big question we need to ask Congress as they re-authorize ESEA (the Elementary and Secondary Education Act)!

There seems to be a new idea, which is actually old, being presented in Congress right now: Children can be trained to do whatever we want them to do – just like pigeons!

In 1977 The District of Columbia’s Associate Superintendent of Schools, Guines, told us about the change from teaching academics to skills training, recommended by the U.S. military and necessary for workforce training.

Some people have been planning for the world-wide conversion to Outcomes Based Education for decades. B.F. Skinner died in 1990 and Benjamin Bloom died in 1999 but Marc Tucker is still around to clap for this incredible transformation. Now he can write, “Dear Hillary, it is finally happening in 2015.”’

Read more HERE.

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

Guerilla Media Network Iserbyt Archives link

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Published in: on March 2, 2015 at 8:22 pm  Leave a Comment  

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