Right And Wrong Quotes (240 quotes)
There Are No Wrong Answers Only Wrong Questions
He needed to know something about the political make-up of Renaissance Italy, the dependence Romeo would have had on his family and the fact that every person he knew would have lived within the walls of Verona. We think that the more freedom students have, the better their eventual understanding will be. I think this is an example of the difference between the way novices and experts solve problems. Students will tend to find it easier to understand a text if they are given a contextual framework in which to place it. In the case of An Inspector Calls , the default framework is the murder mystery. There really are wrong answers in English, and there are most definitely badly thought out answers. This is an approach I think might have merit in a range of subjects, not just English.
This is fast becoming one of the most valuable books I have ever read. I would go as far as saying that I have a different perspective on things now because of that old paperback I found, complete with dog-ears and pencil-underlines from some previous owner. Today it helped me to answer one of the age-old problems on forums and question and answer websites. I picked up a question that could probably have been formatted better. It was a big paragraph of text with multiple question-marks against various sentences.
This section will not be visible in live published website. Blog Archives. Podcast Episodes. FAQ Reviews. I don't know about you, but I've found that students generally start off their education keen to learn, asking lots of questions and seemingly not too worried about getting things "wrong". Then something happens along the way most likely teenage hormones and test stress when fear of getting the answer wrong can paralyze them from sharing their thoughts for fear of "public humiliation" or failure. At the end of last term I recently had one of my students stay behind after class to tell me that she felt sad because she was getting laughed at for her contributions in all her lessons - she said the students are always careful to do it out of the classroom, away from the teacher's ears
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