Why Must They Learn That?

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by Marcus L. Herzberg I teach an introductory course in the social foundations of education for students considering becoming teachers. As a course requirement, my students must complete a 10-hour field experience in a local educational institution. The other day, as the classand I were discussing how things were going at these sites, one of my students asked for advice on a problem he had encountered. While tutoring a 7th grade boy who was having difficulty in his coursework, my student had been asked this question: “Why do I have to learn this?” How do you justify to students having them learn something that they don’t […]
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