How do I rekindle curiosity in my teenagers? – Ask John #5
Dear Mr. Gatto,
Thank you for your time.
Radical Solution #1: Exchange families.
Radical Solution #2: Physical exile from familiar environments.
“Can we go to Yankee Stadium on Friday instead of coming to school?”
They left full of curiosity and returned full of sights they had seen and people they talked to.
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-John Taylor Gatto
State Teacher of the Year, New York, 1991
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