Fake News

“Fake News” is not new. Good comrades all my life have sat around analysing how the establishment has been lying to us. It was generally accepted that the news was fake, what the establishment wanted, and how we had to be careful what we believed, how we were conditioned. Sadly in my job as a … Continue reading Fake News

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Questions or Enquiry

I just received this link in which a teacher was promoting the asking of questions and developing a teaching strategy for this. His strategy appears to me to be asking questions for questions sake, and surprisingly enough this is not always learning. It reminds me of a boy I met in care. There was nothing … Continue reading Questions or Enquiry

Peer Evaluation

Look at this clip on consensus democracy taken from the group at Occupy Wall Street:- .... this is democracy. This is the democracy that good education should empower. Where has it come from? Apologists for the education system would cliam that it came as a by-product of how these people were educated, but if you … Continue reading Peer Evaluation

Changing the teacher’s mindset

When I first started thinking about the four components of Matriellez education:- Corporate Paradigm Natural Development Quality Portfolio Wifi Classroom .... then initially I feel there is little to be altered when considering democratic empowerment; but then I began to think:- "Why did the realisation of the changing approach to democracy at Occupy affect me?" … Continue reading Changing the teacher’s mindset