A strategy for the turnaround, or what a school should be. Essay by Joanna Górecka, Ph.D.
Why schools need to be transformed, what that transformation should look like, and what impact a Holistic Think Tank would have. This piece is written by Dr. Joanna Górecka, a teacher, a specialist in innovative education, and HTT's Ambassador of Educational Change.
07 July 2023
“Empty Pedagogy, Behaviorism, and the Rejection of Equity” – Chris McNutts diagnosis on the educational reality.
The use of techniques based on the achievements of behaviorism stirs rampant emotions among education specialists. It is worth remembering, that behaviorism had its origins in experimental research involving animals. Conducting research on the impact of stimuli, and human reactions to them, took place at a later date. Therefore, the use of the most rudimentary mechanisms of this kind of science in the teaching of the younger generations may generate doubts, either of a moral or methodological nature.
20 September 2022