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Responding to a Nobel Laureate’s education plea

Posted at 4:47 p.m. April 14, 2016, by in News
Robin Hood lectured to death

Sean Connery wasn’t actually lectured to death in Robin and Marian (1976)

Stanford Professor Carl Wieman compares the college lecture to medieval bloodletting, an outmoded solution that never worked in the first place.

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By the way, you should read (or listen to) Eric Westervelt’s short article about Prof. Wieman from the link at the top of this article. It’s inspiring, even if launching rockets isn’t the perfect fit for your students’ learning…

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