I visited a local school open day yesterday and the ten year olds who showed me around seemed to know a lot of facts but I wondered whether they knew much about how things worked.
Edward de Bono often says that school kids should be taught how the corner shop works - but it seems very unlikely that this school would ever teach this. For example, at that school the five year olds learnt how to read from a computer connected to a website. But children taught to think would ask…Continue
Added by Franis on April 6, 2010 at 12:30 — No Comments