To be told or to be encouraged

The educator’s conundrum.

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Research carried out by Elizabeth Bonawitz and Patrick Shafio published in “Cognition” addresses the question as to whether teachers should ‘tell pupils’ the way things are or encourage them to ‘explore’ and ‘play’

A decade ago in the review of the National Curriculum in which Michale Gove (Education Secretary) was reported as saying

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Dr Alan Jones PhD FRSA

Dr Alan Jones PhD FRSA

Writing about personal development, the mind and future histories. New articles every Monday. Website : www.dralanjones.com