We know that real world interactions and apprenticeship engage maturing youth in learning and help prepare them for adulthood, yet we lecture students “about” abstracted ideas, separated from their daily usefulness.
John Abbott, A Policy Paper: The Strategic and Resource Implications of a New Model of Learning

Gordon Neufeld Ph.D

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If we don’t understand the issues, we can’t take effective action.

Many of us have a feeling that that something is wrong in education and that reform based on higher standards, improving student achievement tests and a back to basics approach will not fix it. But what exactly is the problem – and what kind ofchange is really needed to encourage innovative thinking, increase the motivation to learn or to help all children reach their full potential as engaged, happy and productive adults?

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