Critical thinking and the unschooled mind

The following was written in 1995 and is posted here for readers.  How profundly to the right this country has moved since that time; all to the detriment of our citizenry and children.  For this reason, critical thinking and critical pedagogy must be emphasized once again.  As long as the testing regime is in place, […]

Education as "Politically Contested Spaces"

Steve Strieker in The Answer Sheet confronts ths current state of education from the specific events of his home state: “In Gov. Scott Walker’s Wisconsin, teaching has been relegated from professional status to political fodder.” He then builds to this conclusion: “In Walker’s Wisconsin, education is not a profession. It is politics…. “With the current […]