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The Hard Path, Part 2

Adam says, “no matter where you are you are a part of a system.” Forget hierarchy. Forget leading and following. Forget the prevalent notion of executive control over school systems, kids, and “learning.” You are not in control of your classroom; you have not lost control of your classroom. You are a part of what … Continue reading

The Hard Path, Part 1

Earlier this week, Paula asked a great series of questions about our readiness to engage in democratic learning with our students. These stuck with me: Do students get any practice in their world of school to be socially responsible? To be activists? To act on their beliefs? I ask these questions about teachers, too. Increasingly, … Continue reading