Inner Peace in Schools: Good Science or Mumbo Jumbo?

Kids these days. What's happening to American youth? When I was your age. . . These phrases are as old as the hills. Throughout history, each generation has bemoaned the morals and character of the next generation. Everyone wants to believe that "kids today" behave worse than when "we" were kids. This belief has probably …

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Direct Instruction AND Discovery Learning: What Po Learned

An argument has been raging in education about direct instruction versus discovery learning methods of teaching and learning. What is best for kids? Which method facilitates learning? Which approach raises test scores, places students on a path for college, or generally prepares them for life in the 21st century? Direct instruction (DI) refers to more …

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