The symbol is NOT the thing symbolized; the word is NOT the thing; the map is NOT the territory it stands for. S.I. Hayakawa, Language in Thought and Action. (I gotta re-read this book!)
My friend and fellow Minnesotan, Carl Anderson, is writing a series of blog posts about some educational terms that seem to have lost their way. This is terminology that started out well, became over-used, and now seems to be rather meaningless.
So far, Carl's written about:
and my favorite
Carl, here are a few more I hope you tackle:
- _________ literacy
- 21st Century skills
Go, Carl, go!