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Topic: Why Have K-12 Educators Ignored Benezet's Breakthrough?
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Louis Talman

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Re: Why Have K-12 Educators Ignored Benezet's Breakthrough?
Posted: Sep 25, 2013 9:21 PM
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On Wed, 25 Sep 2013 06:06:40 -0600, Jonathan Crabtree
<sendtojonathan@yahoo.com.au> wrote:

> a) They are lazy.
> b) It's their job to teach existing courses, not experiment with new
> courses.
> C) They don't know about Benezet
> d) They don't care about Benezet.
> e) No retraining has been mandated.
> f) Parents would complain if their child was not taught math at the same
> age they were.
> g) Parents would arrange tuition and undermine the principles of Benezet.
> h) The Russian (Davydov) method is better.
>
> Repeat question with Davydov instead of Benezet.
>
> Repeat responses a) to g).
>
> Strike out a) as teachers are usually overworked and underpaid.



You left out: They already "know" what works and what doesn't.

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