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Experimental Learning

Unbored: The Power of 'Making' in the Classroom

Joshua Glenn | Posted 03.04.2013 | Education
Joshua Glenn

The idea of "learning by doing" stretches back to education legends Maria Montessori and John Dewey, both of whom felt teachers should act more as guides to students' independent discoveries than as founts of information.

The Value Of Productive Stupidity

Leonard A. Schlesinger | Posted 09.29.2012 | College
Leonard A. Schlesinger

Whatever their interests, students should find a place to study that helps young people acknowledge their "productive stupidity" and use it as a base for engaging in problem-solving and discovery.