Sunday, December 21, 2014

Favorite Comments of '14, cont: Auntie Ann

On And the silver bullet du jour is...:

Auntie Ann said...
Jay P Greene refers to this as cargo cult solutions.

Finland does well: Finland has lots of recess; therefore, if we have lots of recess, we will do well!

Finns start school when they are 7: Finns do well; therefore, we should start school at 7!

One study showed high schoolers did well with a hands-on project-based science program; therefore, all education should be hands-on and project-based!

Education is a holistic enterprise. Pointing to one fraction of the whole and claiming salvation is never going to work.

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