Tue, 17 Aug 2004 16:57:03 GMT

Sigh…. Everything I know about schools and “education” was already common knowledge to Leo Tolstoy…

…when it has been decided somewhere that such and such a subject has an educational value, and the teacher is instructed to teach, and the students to listen — the teaching accomplishes the very opposite results: the … By Julia (mailto:spamthis@youidiots.com). [Flailing in the Surf!]

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this is why it is called classic literature, to prevent people from reading it, so they don't realize that they will learn from reading it. tolstoy knew about education, and it is why i don't teach, but i create, as best as a i can, a structured learning environment, where i allow students to find the answers they want, with me providing guidance, when needed.

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