The Case for Cinderblocks

Reading Astra Taylor’s n+1 essay “Unschooling,” I was reminded of my first   semester in a classroom. Like many student teachers, I’d been offended by the idea of myself as an authority figure. Standing in front of the class at the chalkboard felt like a lie. Was I smarter than my students? No. Did I know […]

Erickson

Reading Astra Taylor’s n+1 essay “Unschooling,” I was reminded of my first   semester in a classroom. Like many student teachers, I’d been offended by the idea of myself as an authority figure. Standing in front of the class […]