According to recent research, students learn best through distraction, ignorance, interruption, and frequent quitting. This may sound like nonsense on stilts. But according to New York Times science writer Benedict Carey (pictured), successful pedagogy will benefit from such counter-intuitive wisdom. Have a peek at this two-page summation of Carey’s book How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why it Happens.
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