Wed, 21 Oct 1998 18:37:16 EDT
In response to Sharon's question of Joe...
What's your basis for concluding that "folks in our
traditional schools who are considered 'highly skilled teachers'
are doing such an inferior job of 'teaching'"?
I think Scott has already explained how this occurs.
... It takes a great deal of effort to _prevent_ the human mind from
Perhaps the best single way to prevent the human mind from acquiring
information is to start rigidly presenting it in a fashion which is driven by
an outside person or curriculum
(ie instruction), rather than simply letting people explore(...) at their own
This certainly speaks to my experiences.
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