Schooling For Myths And Powerlessness
|05/17/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
All over America, school children are completing another academic year before their summer vacation. This invites the questions: what did they learn and what did they do with what they learned?
I’m not talking about their test scores, nor the latest fads in rebranding education, like the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) curriculum that de-emphasizes the first two-thirds of the old mantra – reading, writing and arithmetic. Rather, I am questioning what they learned about their real-world surroundings, about preparing themselves for life as citizens, workers, consumers, taxpayers, voters and members of various communities.
Not very much, sad to say. The read more >>>