My morning routine always involves reading Seth Godin’ blog, and his latest; The forever recession (and the coming revolution) continued to confirm (for me), the recession and coming revolution which Seth describes, is exactly the same as the one we are experiencing in education. Our current recession (the industrial one):
And Stephen Heppell talks about…
And the revolution, so described by Seth where… Gears are going to be shifted regardless. In one direction is lowered expectations and plenty of burger flipping. In the other is a race to the top, in which individuals who are awaiting instructions begin to give them instead. And as confirmed by this:
And further confirmed by the teacher:
And finally by Seth (and perhaps to all passionate about education):
No one is demanding that we like the change, but the sooner we see it and set out to become an irreplaceable linchpin, the faster the pain will fade, as we get down to the work that needs to be (and now can be) done.