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Tuesday, 5 April 2011

The Six-Lesson Schoolteacher

One of the people most influential to me when I was researching home education was/is John Taylor Gatto.

As a former school teacher, he became acutely aware of the problems of institutionalised learning & has subsequently made a career out of sharing this knowledge.  He does not bag teachers, but criticises the system they work in.  If you haven't read any of his work, I implore you to do so.  I promise he will change the way you think about education & learning.

I have just read another article of his that was shared by the lovely Meg @ 'Unlearnt At Last' and it concretes a lot of what I've said or alluded to in my previous blog posts.  Please consider.....

http://www.cantrip.org/gatto.html

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