Early Childhood Education: The Case Against Direct Instruction of Academic Skills (#)

From Appendix A: “The Hard Evidence” in The Schools Our Children Deserve (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999) Early Childhood Education: The Case Against Direct Instruction of Academic Skills By Alfie Kohn "The earlier [that schools try] to inculcate so-called 'academic' skills, the deeper the damage and the more permanent the 'achievement' gap." -- Deborah Meier Some of the most ambitious and expensive educational ... Read More