Here’s an interesting blog post that i came across quite some time ago, that I share here because i found it particularly intriguing;
The writer makes a number of suggestions where practices have gone on for a very long time, passed down from teachers to new teachers and carried out without question, but where there’s evidence that shows and suggests strongly that the practices really don’t work.
Perhaps the one that stood out most for me was the weekly spelling tests – consuming enormous amounts of time. As an aside, through my own learning from NLP, when he was about six i taught my son how to spell by getting visual recall pictures of words in his head. The result – he never dropped a single mark on spelling tests and barely spent any time preparing for them. But…
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