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Informationsplattform Open Access: Homepage - 4 views

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David Hilton

Education Week: Inverting Bloom's Taxonomy - 34 views

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    A compelling analysis of how 'critical thinking' models are misused in the history classroom.
David Hilton

BOOKS OF THE TIMES; Young Minds Force-Fed With Indigestible Texts - The New York Times - 0 views

  • As for the teaching of history, Ms. Ravitch argues, the sort of censorship being practiced today by textbook publishers can result in all manner of distortions and simplifications. For instance, to insist that depictions of women as nurses, elementary-school teachers, clerks, secretaries, tellers and librarians perpetuate demeaning stereotypes is to minimize ''the barriers that women faced,'' and to pretend ''that the gender equality of the late 20th and early 21st centuries was a customary condition in the past.''
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    What do people think of this woman's criticism of education today? Are we so blinkered by ideological prejudices that we're killing what makes education exciting and effective?
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