A Letter to Science Teachers

I promise to be gentle. I promise to speak the truth.

Somewhere in between, you may get your feelings hurt.

You often teach science as destination, as product and as disembodied fact.

Devoid of process and personality; absent of struggle and soul.

You teach science as if it were a lifeless corpse.

You delay experience, the Master Teacher, for dry prerequisites ....

Years and years of prerequisites

Four years high school, four years college

You wrongly assume its only for the brightest and the best

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