Like SPECTRE in James Bond, those who identify as being geeks are now beginning to infiltrate the highest and most influential positions in society. Given that the role of an educator is about as influential as you can get, many teachers consider themselves as such. Teacher Rachel Jones, herself a huge advocate of geekiness, examines how this mindset and identity affects education.
Let us look to the glorious Urban Dictionary for our definition of geek:
“Geeks are superior to all other people because they have the knowledge and social ability to get to where they want to be.”