The following is a response to an appeal for reinstatement to the University of California Santa Barbara for not “meeting academic standards.” The following question and answer was added to the appeal for the reviewer’s benefit. 5. How can your department improve your major and maintain a standard of academic fitness sufficient for success in […]
If all the novel solutions we need for our ever changing world were taught in school, we wouldn’t have the problems we see today. We need novelty in our schools, we cannot afford to shun creativity through standardized academic rubrics. We are all each others teachers.