DailyDirt: You Must Un-Learn What You Have Learned... Really?

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There is a lot of demand to improve the institutions of education in various ways. Creating an education system in the US seemingly costs a lot, and the results aren't as tangible (or as favorable) as everyone would like it to be. But in order to improve, perhaps we need a closer look at what actually needs to improve. Here are just a few links on how we learn. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.

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    Michael Ho (profile), 26 Oct 2011 @ 10:22am

    Re: So while I'm open....

    Eric, without doing any research of my own, I'd guess that there are probably a several different "brain groups" in a human population -- where some brains learn more effectively using certain methods than others -- but that it's very difficult to determine which group a brain belongs to because it's impractical to "teach/learn via a single method" even for a brief study.

    (And maybe they need to do a study where they observe students learning subjects that are very difficult to learn -- to see how some succeed/fail at physics/etc...)

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