See on Scoop.it – Improving Your Teaching Practice
Joanne Lipman writes that today’s educators are too soft. It is time to go back to the discipline of the past.
Heather MacCorkle Edick‘s insight:
Well, what do you think? I do remember that my favorite teachers were also the ones that challenged us the most and refused to allow us to be intellectually ‘mushy.’ We were expected to work hard and, when we failed, to work hard again. Are we doing our kids a disservice these days by creating environments in which failure is almost NOT an option? You decide.
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