Designed to Fail (5): a history of American education
Part Five: The Anachronisms —A bad 19th-Century Design is Threaded through Everything We Do. Cognition, Technology, and the Environment of School — This is Cubberley’s sustained victory. Fifty years of teachers and administrators were trained to believe that the industrial-style schooling experiment was both natural and inevitable. Counter-revolution after counter-revolution in disguised support of wealth-preservation has sustained that belief.