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When Can you Trust the Experts?

My wife purchased “When Can you Trust the Experts: How to Tell Good Science from Bad in Education” by Dan Willingham as a holiday gift for me. The book provides a process for “sifting” through information and determining “which of … Continue reading

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Why Knowledge Matters

In a piece for the Washington Post, cognitive scientist Dan Willingham explains why knowledge matters. He writes, “a knowledge-based curriculum… is most likely to meliorate achievement gaps between advantaged and disadvantaged students.” You can read the entire article here.

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