There’s something incredibly powerful about education. As Nelson Mandela once said, “education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” There exists ambiguity and apathy within the bureaucratic education systems that exist today, but it goes without saying that the concept of education in general remains as powerful as it
The problem behind any grading system is that every single one of them relate back to standards; and the first question that could be asked is this: who is behind the structures of the grading system? On a local level, it appears as if every teacher has full control of the criteria within their subject.
In the last installment of Professionalizing History, we talked about the new age question of whether or not it’s important to apologize for mistakes we’ve made in the past. I highly recommend reading this series in order by publish date in order to fully understand what it means to professionalize history. This time around, I’d like to