Facts are there to be used, not regurgitated

Nice editorial at BioEssays written by Andrew Moore, about an experimental examination at a biology class (excerpt):

So the scientists, knowing the kind of minds they needed to emerge from the school system, teamed up with the school teachers to understand their challenges and discuss some potential solutions: the teachers consistently reported boredom among pupils when confronted by the traditional learning experience.

(doi: 10.1002/bies.201090050)


About Leonardo de Oliveira Martins

I am currently a postdoc working in David Posada's lab at the University of Vigo, Spain. I did my Ph.D. at the Universty of Tokyo, and have both an M.Sc. in Biotechnology and a B.Sc. in Molecular Sciences completed at the University of Sao Paulo, Brasil.
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