Nine Dangerous Things You Were Taught In School – Jessica Hagy

Be aware of the insidious and unspoken lessons you learned as a child. To thrive in the world outside the classroom, you’re going to have to unlearn them. Dangerous things you were taught in school:


1. The people in charge have all the answers
2. Learning ends when you leave the classroom
3. The best and brightest follow the rules
4. What the books say is always true
5. There is a very clear, single path to success
6. Behaving yourself is as important as getting good marks
7. Standardized tests measure your value
8. Days off are always more fun than sitting in the classroom
9. The purpose of your education is your future career