Educationally Speaking - New ideas are worth considering
Last updated 12/10/2009 at Noon
The Tyranny of Dead Ideas: This is the clever title of a new book by Matt Miller that recommends “letting go of the old ways of thinking to unleash a new prosperity.” Like many other authors, Mr. Miller believes that changes are needed to public education if the desired level of student success is to be attained.
As parents and educators, it is our responsibility to evaluate the effectiveness of our schools and to determine if there are new ways of thinking that will result in greater productivity.
The primary premise in this book is that schools should no longer be a local matter and...