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Teacher resigns rather than be STEM zombie

April 7, 2013

ZombieLaw previously wrote about “Fear of Creative Teachers“, and now in the Washington Post, a teacher’s resignation letter cites zombie curriculum as a reason, “Teacher’s resignation letter: ‘My profession … no longer exists’” posted by Valerie Strauss includes the resignation letter of Gerald J. Conti, social studies teacher at Westhill High School in Syracuse, N.Y.:

STEM rules the day and “data driven” education seeks only conformity, standardization, testing and a zombie-like adherence to the shallow and generic Common Core, along with a lockstep of oversimplified so-called Essential Learnings. Creativity, academic freedom, teacher autonomy, experimentation and innovation are being stifled in a misguided effort to fix what is not broken in our system of public education

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