Weapons of Mass Instruction

Jun 28th, 2015
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John Taylor Gatto’s Weapons of Mass Instruction, now available in paperback, focuses on mechanisms of traditional education that cripple imagination, discourage critical thinking, and create a false view of learning as a byproduct of rote-memorization drills. Gatto’s earlier book, Dumbing Us Down, introduced the now-famous expression of the title into the common vernacular. Weapons of Mass Instruction adds another chilling metaphor to the brief against conventional schooling.

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Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher's Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory SchoolingbyJohn Taylor GattoJohn Taylor GattosWeapons of Mass Instruction, now available in paperback, focuses on mechanisms of traditional education that cripple imagination, discourage critical

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