It's always dangerous to empower teenagers with the truth in the realm of education. Heck, it's dangerous to be anything but rote and dull. We can't have students engaged and passionate. How will they adjust to the real world, where they have to stifle all sense of self-worth in favor of being corporate automatons?
Of course I'm being utterly sarcastic. One teacher who wanted to be an engaging and empowering teacher was fired for it and is fighting back. New York Daily News has the story:http://nydn.us/22Ovw4v