Thursday, October 08, 2009

Feelings, but only the Right Kind of Feelings


The (Common Core Standards) are also to be commended for not falling prey to spurious postmodern theories that disavow close reading and encourage interpretations of a text based solely on how it makes the reader feel...

Proper standards for English must also provide enough content guidance to help teachers instill not just useful skills, but also imagination, wonder, and a deep appreciation for our literary heritage.

What a bunch of tools.

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