Literacy that’s both progressive and traditional

posted in: Thoughts on Education

Everything these days, including education, seems to come in a polarised package. If I like A then I must also embrace B and C, and reject without question, D. I despise the assumptive and dismissive nature of these ‘sides’, not least because I have a mongrel educational history that can’t now be undone. You see, I am a product of the early 70’s West Coast Open Education (home of Frank Smith) and I bless those experimenting teachers of the Bayview … Read More