Curriculum

Old School

By Anthony Rebora — August 17, 2010 1 min read

Over on a progressive-educator group blog called Cooperative Catalyst, Kirsten Olson, author of Wounded by Schools, wonders why the “industrial model” of schooling so stubbornly persists despite being commonly seen as dysfunctional and outmoded. Do we continue to believe, she wonders (among nine other possible explanations she lists), that “human beings require a lot of prodding, management and shaming to learn things?”

A version of this news article first appeared in the Teaching Now blog.