I won't get into my own homeschooling journey and search for answers to tha John Taylor Gatto is one of those. Kağıt üstünde bize yol göstermekle görevli insanlardan korkmamızı sağlıyorlar. My wife commented on the book's lack of formal foot- or endnotes, but the author describes his reasons for doing so, calling out many references on the fly in the text and opining that the ideas are more important than the specific location of facts anyone can check online. Sure, maybe if you weren't one of the one-fifth of th I really enjoyed this book, respect John Taylor Gatto, and agree with most of what he's saying. People were broken up into groups: black, white, male, female, rich, poor, left, right, conservative, liberal. Additionally, the book is very poorly edited.
But if you put a lid on the container for just a short time, they hit the lid trying to escape and learn quickly not to jump so high. The author raises some good points, and I give him a full third star for clueing me in to the idea that 12-13 years of compulsory schooling is not the best use of our time, at least not the way we go about it. Other than that, the book is tops. Kitap hakkında yaptığım araştırmalar sonucu, bu kitabın meb tarafından öğretmenlere okutulduğunu öğrendim. School, though Harris the great American schoolman, should prepare ordinary men and women for lifetimes of alienation. I do, however, feel that they may have been sold the theory of schooling while they themselves were children and are also obviously serving their own best interests or the interests of their lobbyists. На може да се намери другата му книга, която си струва да се чете.
If you are just beginning to suspect there may be a problem with schooling as opposed to educating as Gatto would say , then you'll not likely find a better expose of the problem than Weapons of Mass Instruction. As for some kids in abusive or neglectful homes, kids with alcoholic parents, etc they may want to go to school to escape an unhappy home life. Everyone must make their own decisions about schooling and I judge no one for the decisions they make concerning their family. He made various points that hit so close to home with me and my own personal experience with schooling. Don't buy into the calculated illusion of extended childhood. The Presidency became a Prime Minister-ship with quasi legislative powers.
The people became useful idiots building an impersonal society made up of faceless bureaucrats; voting for their own servitude. I asked on many occasions what exactly does this mean, and all I was told that this means to make a child successfully fit in its future role, which ever cubby hole that might be, and feel good about it. Creativity, creativity, and alone sing have no place in the preparation and analyzing plan. The negative contributions to the school model he cites are numerous. I happen to remember this incident happened with one stopping point friend that he could non acquire the work license until he was of a certain age.
Easily handled persons create for a simple twenty-four hours for the top degree of community. This book has encouraged me to read and re-read the classics and look into the lives of some other notable people: Ben Franklin's autobiography; David Farragut America's first admiral, took command of a captured British ship at age 12 ; Shen Wenrong See Financial Times, March 17, 2006 who led an army of Chinese peasants without computers or any other sophisticated planning to move an entire steel plant from Germany to near Shanghai in about half the time the German engineers had estimated it would take; the story of Sir Richard Branson being told by his mother to find his way home as a 4-year-old from a place miles from their home see also New Yorker article in May 2007 ; Dr. The topic is one that I completely identify with - which is probably why I was so diappointed, i. But after learning more about the travesty that is the history of the education system, and meditating on my own experiences both as a student and as a parent, I concede that compulsory education is far more likely to produce childish adults then independent learning. Note to my religious friends: Gatto seems to come from an amoral, areligious perspective and his focus is on freedom, no matter what a person's persuasion.
Lakin ben on iki yıllık zorunlu eğitim hayatında yalnızca iki defa öğrencilik yüzü gördüm, bu yüzden de ilk beş yıl içerisinde edindiğim erken kalkma alışkanlığı ile orta okulda neden müezzinlik yapmadığımı sorgularım birçok zaman. I was done being told what to believe I wanted to learn the facts and draw my own conclusion from there. Eğitimci olan olmayan herkes bir göz atmalı kitaba. Basic math is about the same. Assume they are human beings with the same basic nature and aptitudes that you have; what you have superior in terms of experience and mature understanding should be exchanged for their natural resilience, quick intelligence, imagination, fresh insight, and eagerness to become self-directing.
Both books are more collections of essays, talks, letters and editorials, so you'll find Gatto repeating himself. Evde sana bağıran çağıran insan sayısı bir elin parmağı iken okulda bu sayı, henüz öğrenemediğin sayılara kadar uzar gider. I think the thing that really strikes me, here, is: What Exactly is the role of public school in our society?? It has certainly cause me to ask more questions about school verses education. Either you'll hear what you recognize from someone with the experience to back it up, or you'll be exposed to a new idea that might have never crossed your mind. I'm not American so I don't know it intimately, but this bias was obvious. In Weapons of Mass Instruction, he speaks movingly to readers' deepest desires for an education that taps their talents and frees frustrated ambitions.
There was a instance in my category at college when the pupil started shouting merely because he did non desire to analyze broad scientific disciplines but wanted to travel to technology sector. Please choose the correct format for your device. All of these factors, or indices, are really indispensable. If you have, like me, spent much of your life as a student and teacher in the public schools 24 of the last 28 years , John Taylor Gatto will make you angry and want to throw his book out the window. Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, 10, 450-456.