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Topic: Mathematician
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Bishop, Wayne

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Re: Mathematician
Posted: Oct 8, 2010 12:04 AM
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At 12:43 PM 10/7/2010, Jonathan Groves wrote:
>So any form of inquiry-based learning is not honest? Just because some
>teachers botch it by either taking it way too far or using it
>inappropriately or otherwise not using such learning techniques skillfully
>proves that inquiry-based learning does not work, that such learning must
>be fake?

No, but too much of it is. And any of it mandated by the state or
nation by decree, by financial support of curricula, or by
unconventional assessments (not verified to correlate with future
success in the discipline) most definitely is. Thanks for asking,


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