Originally posted on DCGEducator: Doing The Right Thing:
Recently, I appeared on an Austin Based radio show, http://livingwealthyradio.com/?p=1743.
What appears below isn’t quite a transcript, but for those of you who are more linear than aural learners, here are both their questions and my answers.
Our guest, David Greene, is an educator, author, and a champion of experiential learning. He is going to help us better understand why we need a system of education that gives teachers the freedom and flexibility to focus on our children individually to inspire them to be great in their own ways, about how our educational system is changing to a one-size-fits all approach and how independent teachers are the solution.
DOING THE RIGHT THING: A TEACHER SPEAKS:
You used to teach high school, David – was this when you first realized that education was going the wrong direction in this country?
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