29 May 2007

Teaching Basketball with Textbooks

A trenchant article from Milton Chen for Edutopia about how not to educate people. When our educational methods fail, we seem to assume one of two things - we're not doing enough of it (more more more) or we're not "holding people accountable" - if we can strike enough fear into the hearts of our teachers and children, they CAN learn to play basketball by reading a textbook. Folks, it ain't gonna work...

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