From my end, this will be a short post that is just here to point you to a better one:
I don’t, at the moment, have time to add my two cents to this, but I wanted to pass it on.
I really liked his ending…
“You can’t replace a living breathing teacher who has guts and passion. No textbook can do this!
I guess our job is to find some kind of co-habitation with the textbook, where we 1) recognize its value, and 2) we inject it with our ideas and passion.”
Now…how to get that co-habitation thing going.