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Archive for November 2014

Agency and the Teaching Profession

“Among the . . . young, you see people who have been raised to be approval-seeking machines. They act active, busy and sleepless, but inside they often feel passive and not in control. Their lives are directed by other people’s expectations, external criteria and definitions of success that don’t actually fit them.” David Brooks, “The Agency Moment” (11/13/14 Op-Ed in NYT) I’m excerpting David Brooks recent Op-Ed piece slightly out […]

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