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Genericism and the crisis of curriculum

What follows below is a talk I gave to the British Curriculum Forum event on Saturday 18th June 2016. Generally the talk was well-received, even amongst those who disagreed with the argument, though I did have one angry response as well! 1,647 more words

Knowledge And Curriculum

Social Reconstructionism

My name is Hallie Kristalyn and I’m blogging here to talk about my favorite philosophy of education, Social Reconstructionism. Our ibook written by Dr. Perez describes the philosophy as, “…focused on looking at what is wrong in society and seeing how it can be improved. 683 more words

Dropping the Un from our SCHOOL

Over the years I have transitioned, tweaked, mixed and done whatever was necessary to find a system that works for us. I mixed together what I loved and created a… 1,601 more words


Freedom of a real education

It has been a month since I left my teaching job at school. Since, this move was to make more time for other things I was doing, instead of a sense of relief, a constant sense of loss has prevailed over the last several weeks as I finished classes and bid farewell to the kids and colleagues at school. 914 more words


FE2 - Philosophy of Education

“People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it”. On a certain Sunday evening, this provocative statement swirled tumultuously in my head as I observed author Simon Sinek (2009) deliver the inspiring speech – How Great Leaders Inspire Action – at a TED conference. 1,252 more words


A professor failed a whole class

An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before, but had recently failed an entire class. 386 more words