Thursday, March 24, 2011

What's the point of education?

Reading Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck, PhD makes me wonder: Why does education miss the point?

In courses and programs I've attended, the "Socratic Method" is often touted as the way to truly educate – to draw out learning from within. It is described as a strategy a teacher employs to ask questions in a way that draws the understanding from a pupil. Usually, this way is demonstrated by the course instructor ... READ MORE
I wonder... what you think.

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