Adult Learning Theory as it applies to Children

Larry Cuban, or rather his guest writer Dr. Joel Merenstein, has a rather interesting take on how to best help people learn new material. 

Very simply, he says, focus on two things: getting them actively engaged in material that matters to them, and ask that they teach that material to some audience.  The question he poses though, is does that hold true for younger students? 

What do you think?  Is that what your classroom looks like?



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