Deep down, I feel that it is best for our mental health to not have to plan, and I mean zero planning. The no-planning approach is also best for our students in terms of language gains when we don’t plan.
THE PARTS IN RED AND GREEN BELOW PUT THE SCALPEL ON THE PART OF THE ARGUMENT WHERE THE CUT NEEDS TO BE MADE: GENERALLY WHITE TEACHERS TEACH GENERALLY PRIVILEGED KIDS HOW TO MEMORIZE* FOR THESE IPAS. BUT NOBODY IS WILLING TO DO THE SURGERY ON THESE TEACHERS AND SO THEY GET AWAY WITH IT. IT’S THE GREEN PART THAT SHOWS HOW SPECIOUS THEIR ARGUMENT IS.