Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Rock Lady

If you want to explain the holistic, holistic evaluation, an example of the structure of an holistic activity, an holistic question, the ideal of teaching as it used to be, how to be a great teacher, the antithesis of John … Continue reading

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Clusters’ first stand

PPTA actions in the IES debacle have been cynical on two grounds: first, because PPTA members were denied the opportunity to vote for or against the IES as a concept; were given only the opportunity to vote on the final … Continue reading

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Parata’s speech: mythmaking and distorting to say the least

Only to the extent … Posting 4 National as a neoliberal government, though cleverly disguised, always acts to the priority of the powerful and wealthy.  In relation to education, to the extent it can get away with it, the government … Continue reading

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Crisis, principal capitulation and only to the extent it protects the powerful and wealthy

Only to the extent … Posting 3 What was to be posting 3 (Hekia, a speech of hers, and why education policy is based on myths, lies, and fear … and to that I should add bribery) is now to … Continue reading

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Public schools and only to the extent it protects the powerful and wealthy

Only to the extent … Posting 2 The first posting set out the following arguments: Western governments help you and me only to the extent it helps to protect the position of the powerful and wealthy Neoliberalism dominates Western societies … Continue reading

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Only to the extent it protects the powerful and wealthy

Only to the extent … Posting 1 Western governments help you and me only to the extent that it helps protect the position of the powerful and wealthy. This posting and subsequent ones in the series are about why all … Continue reading

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