Saturday, April 16, 2005

More Rob Paterson on Education

In School is so Boring, Daddy, Rob bounces off of Will's excellent post with this comment that makes me so happy he's actually taking action to provide better models:
"I am now convinced that our approach of 'Imposition' vs 'Invitation' is at the heart of the profound disengagement that we are seeing in our schools. I am off this afternoon to join a group who seek to change this on PEI. We are made up of folks from our local Community College, the Faculty of Education at UPEI, the School Board and a few odd folks like me. Our intent - to ask kids what they would like to do and find out ways of making this happen."
He's had a few other gems lately as well:

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