My Review of “Teaching as a Subversive Activity” by N. Postman & C. Weingartner

Teaching As a Subversive ActivityTeaching As a Subversive Activity by Neil Postman
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Very good book that teachers ought to read. Very stimulating, and though I disagree with some of its emphases and don’t agree with everything it says, particularly on merely “survival” and on being critical of everything because you must be right and authority must be distrusted, I do see that it is a good balance, for many follow blindly a failing curriculum/education paradigm. But for those already hyper-critical of any kind of tradition, one should, naturally be critical of being critical. Continue reading