Rote learning is bad – and other myths about education

“There are all sorts of statements in education that are taken as fact: rote learning is a bad thing; the 21st century changes everything when it comes to education; we should teach transferable skills; knowing facts is less important now because you can always look them up. But what if those statements are wrong? …” (more)

[Grainne Faller, Irish Times, 13 May]

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