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Tag Archives: Education

Four Arguments For The Elimination Of Television

By Jerry Mander Lois M. Scheel 1993  Published in:  Section 3 Newsletter, March 1993, No. 111    For 15 years Jerry Mander worked in public relations as an advertising executive. He led the good life, keeping company with prominent people in high-class places, traveling to foreign countries, making money, everything he had ever hoped for. And then […]

Education –the Way It Should Be

1996 Published in: Technocracy Digest, 3rd quarter 1996, No. 321  What does the word `education’ mean to you? A modern definition of education would include: `the development of the human being to such an extent and in such a way that it can grasp and cope with social change as it occurs, rather than rebel against it’ […]

Education Versus Chaos

L.W. Nicholson  1990 Published in: The Northwest Technocrat, 1st quarter 1990, No. 318  Judging from information provided by the news media across the Continent these days, a breakdown of existing methods of decision making is rapidly approaching. It has been more than a half- century since Technocracy first stated that a time would come when the Price […]

Letter – Education

Pam Gill 1996 Published in: Technocracy Digest, 1st quarter 1996, No. 319  Editor, Times-Colonist P.O. Box 300 Victoria British Columbia V9W 2N4 Canada Dear Editor: I am writing in response to Denise Helm’s Oct. 2, 1995 article, “Teacher Burnout.” I am an inner-city high school teacher from San Francisco, and I found much to identify with in this […]

Education is a Process

L.W. Nicholson 1991  Published in: The Northwest Technocrat, 4th quarter 1991, No. 325  Education “is a process, not substance.” Education is a process of learning, or a method for helping others to learn. It is a process which quite often uses language as a means of communication. And, of course, language is composed of words […]

Ebonics

Pam Gill  1997  Published in: Technocracy Digest, 2nd quarter 1997, No. 324  The question of Ebonics has been trashed all over the electronic and printed media. This subject from a Technocratic perspective, which the media avoids covering, addresses the subject in a different light. The author is an English teacher in an inner-city school in San […]

A Teacher In The Trenches

Pamela Gill  1997  Published in: Technocracy Digest, 4th quarter 1997, No. 326  There was an article in the San Francisco Chronicle, May 26, 1997, by Jonathan Marshall, entitled Beyond the Bruises; The Cost of School Violence, who reported that a study finds higher dropout rates and pay for teachers. Marshall reported that “In a 1994 Gallup […]

Urban and Rural Schools Face the same Problems

Pam Gill  1997  Published in: Technocracy Digest, 1st quarter 1997, No. 323  Compulsory education in the United States arose to fit the requirements of the industrial age. The demands of this age differed from those of the primitive, agrarian age that existed at the birth of our nation. Bells in past ages were used by churches […]

A Day in the Life of a Teacher

Pam Edwards  1996 Published in: The Northwest Technocrat, 3rd quarter 1996, No. 344   In a recent science fiction movie, TWELVE MONKEYS, the hero is forced to live physically underground because the surface of the earth is too contaminated, and he is trapped in a totalitarian society in which the vast majority of humans have already died […]