Tuesday, March 08, 2011


by Shelly Blake-Plock

Discussion of Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley's 'Defence of Poetry' today in history class turned into a conversation about the nature of imagination and a debate about whether or not schools demand imagination.

Here's a tweet I posted detailing one of the more devastating and totally and irrevocably relevant things I've heard come out of a kid's mouth:

More candid ideas fr disc w/ kids: If grades had to be based on imagination & creativity, current schools would cease to exist. #edchat

1 comment:

  1. Shelley is still subversive after all these years. Love it!


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