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Topic: Re: meaningful standards (2nd try)
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DanH150093@aol.com

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Re: meaningful standards (2nd try)
Posted: Jun 2, 1995 12:40 AM
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Gary-

>A common fallacy is that inquiry-based learning implies lax classroom
>discipline. To me the bottom line is holding students accountable for their
>behavior (respectful, attentive, etc.) no matter what instructional style


I agree. Often times, inquiry-based learning involves more discipline,
particularly self imposed discipline by the students.

But I also think the kind of discipline I alluded to about the Catholic
school piece is important as well. Listening to lectures, taking notes, being
actively involved in something which is not totally engrossing shows a very
high level of self discipline.

We do not exist solely to be entertained.

Dan





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