A Different Kind of Teacher

John Taylor Gatto spoke about his book A Different Kind of Teacher: Solving the Crisis of American Schooling, published by Berkley Hills Books.… read more

John Taylor Gatto spoke about his book A Different Kind of Teacher: Solving the Crisis of American Schooling, published by Berkley Hills Books. The book analyses the roots of the modern American education system, detailing how it was designed to foster economic interests and facilitate management of the labor force. It also offers ways to revitalize the system through emphasis on critical analysis, creativity, practical knowledge, and real-world exposure. The author’s lecture focuses on educational policy in the U.S., how children are educated in government operated schools, and the difference between private and public education systems. Following his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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A Different Kind of Teacher

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Program ID:
161720-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jan 22, 2001 | 5:09am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 31, 2001 | 9:04am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jan 22, 2001 | 5:09am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 03, 2001 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 31, 2001 | 9:04am EST | C-SPAN 2
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