Tag: compliance in education

I remember first watching this Seth Godin Ted Talk, “Stop Stealing Dreams” and how the first part made me think (taken from the transcript posted here): Good morning, boys and girls. [Audience: (Murmur)] That was terrible. You’ve learned how to do that from a young age. You’re supposed to say, “Good morning, Mr. Godin.” So let’s try … [Read more…]

Read More Teaching Responsibility or Compliance?

Recently, I was listening to a teacher talk about their more “traditional” view of education, and how “compliance” wasn’t a bad thing for students. Even going a step further, saying students should be “obedient”. I cringed a little.  Okay, maybe a lot. First off, let’s look at the definition of “obedient”: obedient – complying or willing to … [Read more…]

Read More Compliance is Not the End Goal of Education

cc licensed ( BY SA ) flickr photo shared by Rebecca Barray “Being quiet and being submissive. I think that’s frankly the only thing being taught right now. ..how do…

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