Freedom is hammered out on the anvil of discussion, dissent, and debate. Hubert H. Humphrey
With increasing frequency, someone will pop up on social media to announce to the world that debating the best way to approach the project of education is a waste of time. These are the reasons I’m typically presented with when I demur:
1. It’s boringly repetitive and nothing new is ever contributed.
2. It’s just a bun fight rather than an actual debate and no one ever changes their minds.
3. Real teachers in real schools don’t know anything about it so it obviously can’t be that important….
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