Ep. 494: Fast Friends With Hunter Maats


SchoolSucksProject.com – Education Evolution

Author, teacher and podcaster Hunter Maats joins me for a fun and challenging marathon conversati…

Author, teacher and podcaster Hunter Maats joins me for a fun and challenging marathon conversation. Hunter and I discover lots of areas of disagreement, but our exploration into our differences has just begun. Hunter is the co-author of The Straight A Conspiracy and the co-host of the Mixed Mental Arts Podcast.

Hour One:
– The elephant and the rider
– the academic "rope-a-dope"
– Humanity’s first family dinner
– using ridicule against social justice warring
– College kids and their feelings
– Getting podcast guests to be vulnerable
– The FDA and the market demand for government

Hour Two:
– The Straight A Conspiracy?
– learning, unlearning and relearning
– A discussion about grades
– The progressive function of the public schools
– The critical thinking opportunities in the SAT
– The origins of IQ
– Confronting failure
– Embracing trolls
– Fundamentalism and the righteous mind
– Debating libertarianism

Hour Three:
– Does Hunter think the public school system can be fixed
– Behaviorism in public schools
– Incompetence vs. malevolence

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Original source: https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/schoolsucks/episodes/2017-05-21T14_14_32-07_00

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