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The above quote comes from a short NPR essay titled The Problem With Sports On TV.
But it’s pretty easy to apply it to the classroom.
I’m adding it to The Best Posts Questioning If Direct Instruction Is “Clearly Superior.”
How true it is! What is engaging about sitting in a classroom and being taught at? I always make an effort to engage my (teen and adult EAP) students in self-discovery in the classroom. They seem to delve deeper and retain more knowledge when they are in charge.
I look forward to reading through your other links on the subject.