ERIC Number: EJ489966
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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A Map, a Mirror, and a Wristwatch.
Gatto, John Taylor
SKOLE: The Journal of Alternative Education, v11 n2 p48-69 Sum 1994
A teacher discusses the negative effects of collective socialization on students in government controlled public schools. Suggested ways to deconstruct mass schooling include requiring educators in nonteaching positions to teach, simplifying the curriculum, making student learning relevant, keeping schools small and independent, getting rid of standardized tests, teaching children to think critically, and providing true educational choices. (LP)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Hidden Curriculum, Personal Narratives, Politics of Education, Public Schools, Relevance (Education), Small Schools, Socialization, Teaching Experience
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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