#Book Review: A Different Kind Of Teacher by John Taylor Gatto | #SmartReads #BookReview #Education

Check out this book review of A Different Kind Of Teacher by John Taylor Gatto as featured in this post from the Breakaway Consciousness Blog.

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Zy Marquiez
March 29, 2019

The late John Taylor Gatto was an award winning teacher and recipient of the New York State Teacher Of The Year Award with over 30 years experience within the public school system.  Many of the lessons he learned are expounded upon at length in his books, which continue to gain popularity with every passing year.

For me, A Different Kind Of Teacher follows a reading of Gatto’s book Dumbing Us Down – The Hidden Curriculum Of Compulsory Schooling.  In that book Gatto did a phenomenal job of outlining many of the most insidious issues taking place with the current public school system.  The precision and pull-no-punches approach of Gatto’s work is what made Dumbing Us Down so notable, especially considering that he was incisive when he stated that the main agenda of the public school system is to indoctrinate individuals how to follow…

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