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49 quotes from Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling: ‘I’ve noticed a fascinating phenomenon in my thirty years of teaching: sch. 95 quotes from John Taylor Gatto: ‘When you take the free will out of education, that turns it into schooling.’, ‘I’ve noticed a fascinating phenomenon in my thirty. For that reason alone, Dumbing Us Down is an intriguing book. Having seen things firsthand, Gatto is in a position to understand just how bad.

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What kids truly need is time with their parents: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Gattk account. The expert makes all the important choices; only I, the teacher, can determine what my kids must study, or rather, only the people who hs me can make those decisions, which I then enforce. Return education to the free market and make it home-centered. Bells destroy the past and future, rendering every interval the same as any other, as the abstraction of a map renders every living mountain and river the same, even though they are not.

And how to submit with a show of enthusiasm to the judgment of strangers, even if they are wrong, even if your enthusiasm is phony. A Different Kind of Teacher ratings. Gattto only do they teach a secular worldview, but they also seek to function like a church.

I teach school and win awards doing it.

Book Review: Dumbing Us Down (Gatto) — TEACH DILIGENTLY

Dabney’s Devastating Critique of Secular Education. Unfortunately, our school did not allow that dialogue to happen, except for a few teachers who had the courage to engage the students. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This pamphlet seeks to open a debate on the Right to Education Campaign.


Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Surely not so a few of them can get rich? No one believes anymore that scientists are trained in science classes or politicians in civics classes or poets in English classes. Gatto also suggests that the dumbung system interferes with church. Weapons of Mass Instruction 1, ratings. It is no surprise therefore that Gatto advocates a free-market school system: Bells inoculate each undertaking with significance.

The Dumbinf Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling is a collection of essays and speeches by Gatto on public education. The truth is that schools don’t really teach anything except how to obey orders. Is College Worth the Cost? How have you been trying to unlearn them? Online Videos and the Future of Gatto is quite critical of the public schools as a system.

Is the Right to Education a blessing or a curse? Su schooling is a wonderful hustle, getting sharper all the time. People need to be told what they are worth.

Dumbing Us Down Quotes

But retired student counselor Paul Jankiewicz begged to differ, pointing out that none of the dozens of students he talked to afterwards were inspired to violence. Children and families need some relief from government surveillance and intimidation if original expressions rown to THEM are to develop.

They have locked kids away, separated them from community and parents, destroyed individualism, and sought to conform them to how the state sees fit p. Return to Book Page. It is hard to turn a dollar on education.


It is illegitimate to gattoo an expert answer that question for you. My father is a born teacher. Factory-schooling is guilty of its own deadly sins. Excerpt from the Foreward by Thomas Moore.

Now we have been rendered permanent children. This is a great mystery to me because thousands of humane, caring people work in schools as teachers and aides and administrators, but the abstract logic of the institution overwhelms their individual contributions.

The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling. Our type of schooling has deliberately concealed the fact that such a question must be framed and not taken for granted if anything beyond a mockery of democracy is to be nurtured.

In other words, Gatto is calling for parents to consider dumbiny homeschooling option.

The experiences that produce it and the self-awareness that propels it are nearly free. Without these freedom has no meaning.


Be the first to learn about new releases! Years of bells will condition all but the strongest to a world that no longer offer important work to do.

At eighty-eight, having retired from teaching plumbing in a trade school, he taught courses in a local school to adults who wanted to learn how to use computers. The solution, I think, is simple and glorious.