Week 5 discussion 2 – teaching under the new taylorism


Week 5 Discussion 2 – Teaching Under the New Taylorism

After completing this week’s Readings and Resources, respond to the following questions.

  • What is your reaction to the argument being made in the article “Teaching under the New Taylorism: High-Stakes Testing and the Standardization of the 21st Century Curriculum?”
  • Is this a good comparison between what we do as educators under the “New Taylorism” vs. the original meaning of “Taylorism?”

Your initial response is due by 11:55 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday and should be between 200-250 words. The initial posting should be a statement of your point of view on the question, supported by the required readings.