John Taylor Gatto-Legend

John Taylor Gatto, legendary teacher and writer, is the man I most would’ve liked to meet. Unfortunately he passed away, but his books and YouTube videos thankfully live on.

His book, Dumbing Us Down, turned me into a voracious reader. It was the first time I really thought deeply about my education.

I then read everything else he wrote (or recommended). If I were you, I’d start with Dumbing Us Down and then read Weapons of Mass Instruction. It saddens me more people don’t read his books.

Below Peterson and Molyneux discuss the ideas in his books and lectures:

Published by Mr. Curtis Sensei

Hello! My name’s Curt, and I’m a teacher, Director of ELL, and Co-Director of Educational Technology at a small private high school in West Michigan. I share my ideas here.

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