The Chicago (Illinois) Public School District exploring Restorative Justice. A good thing?
An interesting article on the role of “struggle” in the classroom and eastern and western societal perceptions about the same. I’m taught, as a student of education, to keep my students in what we term the “Zone of Proximal Development”, more on that later…
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
“No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.”
– Nelson Mandela
“If we want to grow as teachers — we must do something alien to academic culture: we must talk to each other about our inner lives — risky stuff in a profession that fears the personal and seeks safety in the technical, the distant, the abstract.”
― Parker J. Palmer