"the most important impressions made on a human nervous system come from the character and structure of the (cont) http://tl.gd/7203t9
"the classroom is an environment...the way it is organized carries the burden of what people will learn from it." Postman & Weingartner
Again, so much in this book about the third teacher:
"The professors of the liberal arts have, so far, escaped the censure and ridicule they deserve for not (cont) http://tl.gd/7207dt
"It is not what you say to people that counts; it is what you have them do." Postman & Weingartner
"Examine the types of questions teachers ask in classrooms, and you will find that most of them are what (cont) http://tl.gd/720a4o
Lots of connection to the ideas of John C. Holt here.
"it is safe to say that just about the only learning that occurs in classrooms is that which is (cont) http://tl.gd/720b2d
"Most students seem unaware that textbooks are written by human beings." Postman & Weingartner
@anderscj They certainly don't read like they are written by human beings. There is a disconnect between textbooks and humanity.
"Once you have learned how to ask questions—relevant and appropriate and substantial questions—you have (cont) http://tl.gd/720fln
"those who do question must drop out of the 'establishment.' The price of maintaining membership in the (cont) http://tl.gd/720h9e