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Why Do Some People Learn Faster? (Jonah Lehrer In Wired)

Following up on yesterday’s post on using failure helpfully, and why grading inhibits learning, here is a link to an interesting article by Jonah Lehrer in Wired. The physicist Niels Bohr once defined an expert as “a person who has … Continue reading

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Mistakes In Education

We adults tend to fear making mistakes. We weren’t like that as children; watch any child learn to walk, or learn to ride a skateboard, shoot baseline jumpers over and over, or do just about anything that requires practice. Children … Continue reading

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