Diane Ravitch recommends this 'laugh out loud' post about words that have been used by education reformers to change the nature of public schooling.' Bailey says: 'Consider, 'student-centered.' If you are a teacher when are you not student-centered?' She says: 'It reminds me of “teaching and learning” words which, where I live, has been heavily used. Don’t you just presume a student will learn if a teacher teaches?' (i.e actually shows, demonstrates and offers real, engaging practice in how to do a skill or learn information)
' Go see the lists of words Baily offers, that the reformers of the EDUCATIONAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX, use to befuddle ordinary folks. She asks readers to add their own!