The readings were highly philosophical this week. There was much to get through and you would think this would make for one intense, lengthy post. That was the plan. Then I kept thinking. I looked over my notes and tweeted the question below. I think it sums up so much of the reading and provides a nice framework if you chose to read any of them yourself.
Reading Ivan Illich's: Deschooling Society (Chapter 6:)ow.ly/iM9xr --makes me wonder are teaching and learning often in...
— TimMonreal, M. Ed. (@Tim_Monreal) March 11, 2013
If we believe that people are naturally inclined to learn and create, why do we have authoritarian structures that own the gears of knowledge?
Do we trust people as learners?
What does our system of bribing and hierarchy say about our view on human intrinsic nature and motivation?