"A Question of Heroes" - A Question of Education Reforms
The ideal versus real is a constant battle. Heroes from the past woke up in a society that was facing huge challenges and problems, and devoted their lives to changing the conditions. In a way, we also woke up to an educational system that had been struggling for decades so we feel the need to reform education.
A conversation on Twitter highlighted in Alexander Russo's "This Week in Education" caught my attention. Since a new year is near, it has been a custom to come up with resolutions. This Twitter conversation is about resolving to avoid "meaningless education phrases". It is less confrontational to analyze phrases instead of personalities. This is an exercise then that should not be taken personally.
The five meaningless educational phrases are:
- High expectations