Daily Archives: September 16, 2008

Are We Thin-Slicing Education?

In an editorial I read tonight, the columnist notes “Our schools reflect society more than they shape it,” an idea I have promoted on this blog numerous times. I steadfastly believe this statement but was more interested in the next line, which comes after a lengthy discussion about how schools have become more surface than substance:

We live in a culture of face value, a superficial world of skim-reading, snap-judgments, and thin-slicing, in which perception is all … Continue reading