Resistant, Clueless, Indifferent, or Just Defensive?
Jul 19, 2007
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Doug Noon links to a number of posts on the subject of teacher resistance to systematic change. Here's Terry Elliot: "I can tell you why it has been slow - the entrenched won't move until they see their front line has been breached and that further dithering with the Hindenberg's tea trays is quite futile. I also responded further to Sessums' thought provoking post." Meanwhile, nothing but silence from the School 2.0 crowd - many of who are gathered at the Building Learning Communities conference, where they talk about the role of the teacher, the "artificial by-product of contemporary institutions, created and reinforced by them in pursuit of their short-term ends."
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