Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Taking School'Work' A Little Too Far?

An education activist reports that some children are required to spend their days working in cubicles.  All I can say is:  Yikes!
In a world with such looming catastrophes and such extraordinary opportunities the last thing our children should be doing is sitting at cubicle-like desks filling out worksheets day after day. Their world desperately needs them to be educated, able to think critically, creatively and cooperatively to build a healthy future relying upon the great and amazing strides their forebears have already achieved and solving the problems those same forebears, often unwittingly, caused. They will never learn this doing worksheets behind cardboard screens.
Read the whole article here.

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