Moving Beyond Facts, Skills, and Right Answers

From Chapter 3: "Getting Teaching and Learning Wrong" in The Schools Our Children Deserve (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999) Moving Beyond Facts, Skills, and Right Answers By Alfie Kohn The trouble with the Tougher Standards movement isn’t limited to its failure to understand the costs of overemphasizing achievement.  The movement is also vulnerable by virtue of the way it defines achievement.  The vast majority of policy ... Read More