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Jordan Reeves

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What's one thing you wish you had learned in school?

Maybe it's not your traditional math, science, social studies, or arts and humanities class--maybe it's something different. If you could learn one lesson in school, what would it be?


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    Nov 2 2011: Oh, same here in Australia... heheh! I wish my schooling had been based on INQUIRY. I am recently trained as a school teacher, and universities now encourage this as a learning method. Let the children formulate their own questions, and then help them find the answers.
    The schools have not really caught up, however, and still tend to treat children as 'empty vessels' that need to be filled with testable knowledge. It is much more fun for all concerned if learning is an adventure rather than a chore!

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