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Seven Myths About Education

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In this controversial newbook, Daisy Christodoulou offers a thought-provoking critique of educational orthodoxy. Drawing on her recent experience of teaching in challenging schools, she shows through a wide range of examples and case studies just how much classroom practice contradicts basic scientific principles. She examines seven widely-held beliefs which are holdi

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Kindle Edition, 167 pages
Published June 16th 2013
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Jul 21, 2013 Michelle rated it it was amazing
In just 167 pages, Ms. Christodoulou deconstructs seven of the myths of modern education, all of which were taught as gospel truth in my education classes. These myths are the following:

1 – Facts prevent understanding
2 – Teacher-led instruction is passive
3 – The 21st century fundamentally changes everything
4 – You can always just look it up
5 – We should teach transferable skills
6 – Projects and activities are the best way to learn
7 – Teaching knowledge is indoctrination

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