Thursday, January 14, 2016

Teaching Tip #83

Teacherscribe’s Teaching Tip #83
Here is a very interesting read for teachers: The Church of the Right Answer.
The author makes a great point - why should students care about all the good stuff that comes with learning (grit, curiosity, satisfaction in stretching oneself to acquire a new skill, dealing with delayed gratification, finding passion . . .) when they are taught time and time and time again that all that matters is the right answer because enough of those will get you the all holy A.

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