Teacher: Education is about more than core subjects

There is more to educating students than teaching them core subjects, such as reading, writing and math, writes Cord Ivanyi, a Latin teacher at the BASIS Chandler School in Chandler, Ariz. In this commentary, he shares a conversation he had with a student that demonstrated an overemphasis on metrics and grades in today's education system. Ivanyi writes about the need instead to teach students to use what they have learned and feel satisfied when they use the skill, even if it isn't perfect.

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