We don't focus as much in schools on educational knowledge which requires thinking and application, as we do on acquiring facts.
More Quotes from William Glasser:Told that the passing grade is a B or competence and that we will help you to get there, students do competent work. The lowest passing grade in the real world is competence. Why do schools accept so much less?
We almost always have choices, and the better the choice, the more we will be in control of our lives.
Sex is on the minds of most people, especially those who shouldn't be having it.
I think it is totally wrong and terribly harmful if education is defined as acquiring knowledge.
As long as acquiring knowledge is the educational goal of schools, educational opportunities will be limited, as they are now, to affluent families.
In any place work is done, you cannot accept anything less than competence if you want high quality.
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