Understanding comes only through self-knowledge

Understanding comes only through self-knowledge

“The ignorant man is not the unlearned, but he who does not know himself,and the learned man is stupid when he relies on books,on knowledge and on authority to give him understanding. Understanding comes only through self-knowledge, which is awareness of one’s total psychological process. Thus education, in the true sense, is the understanding of …

Susan Ohanian’s 10 Commandments of NCLB

Susan Ohanian’s 10 Commandments of NCLB

  I was browsing Susan Ohanian‘s blog annd came across this witty piece: Ten Commandments of No Child Left Behind And Congress spake, following the advice of their Business Roundtable handlers: 1. We are the State, which has brought students out of the wilderness of teacher-led classrooms and into the kingdom of test prep. Thou shalt …

Occupy the DOE

Occupy the DOE

An article on the level of support for this weekends “Occupy the DOE” event that champions across the board removal of high-stakes tests and condemns the corporate reform movement. See the Live Stream of these creative librarians Seuss-esque  protest: “A person’s a person, no matter how small!” Watch live streaming video from califather at livestream.com