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The Term “Teacher-Proof”: Fallacy & Outcomes

January 29, 2008

Erroneous: The term “Teacher-Proof” implies poor teachers 

  • Purchasers of “teacher-proof” programs agree they have poor teachers.
  • This results in valuing programs difficult to follow without help of a teacher.
  • Even McRel writes that “Notions of creating a “teacher-proof” curriculum – a curriculum so flawless that anyone could teach it – have long since been discredited.”
  • I (and others) say “We have thrown out the baby with the bath water.” (more…)