Daniel Coyle On The Yin And Yang Of Learning

Unencumbered time and enchantment … why can’t we have more of that in our schools? Oh right, it’s because we’re too busy cramming vital content into our poor students’ heads … and then crushing their spirits as we drag them through high-stakes tests. The worst of it is that after 13 years of this, we complain that students have no enthusiasm for learning, when our counterproductive system of education is responsible.

(via Daniel Coyle’s blog, The Talent Code)

(This post first appeared at my other (now deleted) blog, and was transferred to this blog on 21 January 2021.)