Every one of these kids walking in these doors today is someone’s son or daughter; each one of them is a person, with un-testable strengths. If teachers and administrators around the world insist on remembering that, everything will change for the better. But, as long as these kids are regarded as outcomes, we will continue marching on the path toward mediocrity and anonymity.
That's really all there is to it.
|Italian kids crossing a rope bridge to their school; |
Modena Italy, 1959. Source: History in Pictures.