"I think the major pushback amongst classical educators against vocational training would be that this has been the thrust of the progressive/socialist schooling movement which has made an abysmal mess of our schools. "
"I like most of these points but digress a bit with the latter one. In Progressive Education, as we all know, there is a huge push for training workers, not educating whole human beings. I think it is nice that they allow the…"
John Taylor Gatto
Tell us a bit about yourself--a brief bio
I began teaching in a private school in 1997. I taught 4th, 6th-8th English, and 11th-12th English. I began homeschooling my children 7 years ago and discovered classical education about 3 years ago. I'm now convinced that restoring classical education to our public schools, though an uphill battle it may be, is essential for the restoration of liberties in our republic. I'm passionate about classical education and currently tutor Essentials witn Classical Conversations.
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