Teaching Meaning: The Struggle To Connect In Remote Alaskan Villages

“There’s a distinction between an education and school. Education is what Native people have been doing for their children since the beginning of time. School has been what has been imposed on people from outside,” he said. “We need to get in the business of education again.”

This article really hits home for some of our students, especially struggling students.  What is the point of education when it has no connection to our real lives?

Read the full story here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/01/education-alaska-teaching-meaning_n_2790528.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000003&ir=Education

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