Sunday, 18 November 2012

"You can't be my teacher."

"You can't be my teacher.":

"After reading Hannah Arendt’s essay “The Crisis of Education” some perverse masochistic urge impelled us to look again at that video of the boy with the menacing face wagging his finger at the camera, telling an imaginary low-tech university graduate (doubtless with years of teaching experience – because she is assumed to be way too old for the young and brash digital age): “You can’t be my teacher” – a boy who implies that the school itself is now obsolete (“Are you going to teach me in a school?” he asks)."

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