According to Margaret Wente and most teachers, “ability varies”! Educational romanticism would have us believe that all students are of equal ability, but in fact that same romanticism does the most harm to students who are least able. Read more in Margaret Wente’s column in the September 6th, 2008, Globe and Mail, page A21. University of Alberta readers can access the article online through the LibraryPressDisplay database. Select Title: country, Canada, Globe and Mail Weekender, September 6 and then page A21. Non U of A readers can find the Globe and Mail in most public libraries.
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