Archive for February, 2011

“Race to Nowhere”, the Movie by Vicki Abeles

February 14th, 2011 No Comments

This was a very sobering and thought provoking movie, as it was meant to be. This documentary systematically demonstrates that education these days is no longer about learning. It is more of a system where teachers are required to teach to the test, and performance is a check-off list. Creative thought is not encouraged in our schools. When I think of the skills valued in our workplaces; I think of  critical thinking, creativity, problem solving, and curiosity. I also think