Frank destefano

Union City, NJ, United States

About Frank


With a BA and pending MA in History, I have read and experienced history first hand. I also was in the US Air Force, so I have made history also. I am a teacher and an adjunct professor so I keep up with the current history trends and alternative histotical thought.

I'm passionate about

Traveling and space (telescope)

Talk to me about

Anything...I'm a good listener

My TED story

Walking down the street at a fair, was approached by a TED representative and the rest was history.

Comments & conversations

Frank destefano
Posted over 2 years ago
How much of a right do students have to questioning and independent thinking?
As an educator, I believe students have all the right to question and to make logical conclusions. This type of thinking is how our country got out of tyranny and became independent from the British Empire. This type of thinking gave us the Bill of Rights, the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments, and acts that were made law to help us in our quest for understanding. Students need to question everything so they can decide what is ethical and what is not. This is how they learn and become independent thinkers in this society.