Tom Wolfe Denies Evolution, Dismisses Darwin In New Book : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR

via Tom Wolfe Denies Evolution, Dismisses Darwin In New Book : 13.7: Cosmos And Culture : NPR

Wow. This is like the ultimate ToK story. Knowledge, standardization, language, the sciences, it feels like it is all in there. Read it and ask questions. I would love this conversation.

Fortress of Tedium: What I Learned as a Substitute Teacher. – The New York Times

via Fortress of Tedium: What I Learned as a Substitute Teacher. – The New York Times

This is one of the truest and best things I have read recently on public education. Read it and see if it matches any of your experiences the way it did mine – both as a student and as a teacher. Plus you might think about issues of knowledge formation and knowledge valuation in these settings. Enjoy.