Hirsch: The place of a core knowledge curriculum in RE [Series] | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

I will be publishing a series of blog posts which were initially to feature in a book about RE. This is the part one on Hirsch.

Who is Hirsch? 

Eric Donald Hirsch, Jr. is an American educator, academic literary critic and author of a series of books about Cultural Literacy and Core Knowledge. He is currently professor emeritus of education and humanities at the University of Virginia in the United States of America.
He could not understand why many of this undergraduate students could not read and accurately interpret information about the American revolution. Hirsch realised this…

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