Why #Pencilchat May Be the Most Clever Education Allegory Ever

A fun way of expressing some teacher frustration, but also a good way to teach about allegories and metaphors…

A decidedly low tech device, the humble pencil, is providing some tongue-in-cheek insight into current education debates via Twitter. In the past 24 hours, educators have tweeted the hashtag #pencilchat thousands of times. The tweets are undeniably witty, but they also reflect the frustration teachers feel over everything from schools’ technophobia to budget cuts, which may make #pencilchat the best—and most clever—education allegory ever.

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Post Source: GOOD – Education

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