3/4J as we explore persuasive preparing for NAPLAN next week here is a topic you might want to explore. Teachers sometimes blame themselves for school being boring but is it always their fault. What do you think?
I have tried to change education. I have tried to re-ignite forgotten curiosity. I have tried to spread joy when I teach, when student learn, when we go through this experience known as school. For the past 5 years this has been my mission. I ask the students. I build community. I make it authentic, meaningful, personalized, passion-based, and many other educational buzzwords. And yet, today, one of my students asked my why no teachers ever made school relevant. Why school is so boring. And my shoulders dropped right along with my spirit, but just for a moment.
As I drove home, I kept coming back to the question the student asked, because it is a relevant one, yet I also realized that it is not that we aren’t trying. Because I am not the only one who spends hours every day trying to change education. I am not…
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