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Do public schools play a role in the New Groupthink?

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via The Rise of the New Groupthink at NYTimes.com

Our schools have also been transformed by the New Groupthink. Today, elementary school classrooms are commonly arranged in pods of desks, the better to foster group learning. Even subjects like math and creative writing are often taught as committee projects. In one fourth-grade classroom I visited in New York City, students engaged in group work were forbidden to ask a question unless every member of the group had the very same question.

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One comment on “Do public schools play a role in the New Groupthink?

  1. […] Do public schools play a role in the New Groupthink? (littleseedsacademy.wordpress.com) […]

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