We Rule the School
Former Landmark College faculty member Ben Mitchell sent us a link to an essay he wrote that was recently published in the Scottish literary magazine, Product.
The piece, titled “We Rule the School: A Neuro-supremacist’s Handbook” takes a satirical slant on the conventions of education. An excerpt:
Click here to read the entire essay.
More About Ben Mitchell
Having been diagnosed with dyslexia and “hyperactivity” in first grade, Ben Mitchell has devoted his professional life to challenging the dominant educational paradigm about people with minority neurological profiles. Mitchell began this work in 1988, working with marginalized students at the Community High School while still an undergrad. Serving 14 years on the faculty of Landmark College, Mitchell has taught in a variety of programs, including the Union Institute and University, Smith College, as well as public schools in Vermont. Mitchell says, “I have a track record of innovation and engagement, championing students who learn differently.” The Neuro-supremacist”s Handbook represents his effort to expand the discussion to a larger audience.