Kids learn oral communication skills by practicing with one another and adults. Based on the work of Audrey Prince, kindergarten teacher Devin Walsh offers several steps that have worked in her classroom.
That’s the hot-button question posed by Justin Snider on the Hechinger Ed blog. Why are rote repetition and memorization underrated in America? As I say on the radio show, they’ve gotten a bad rap in part because they lend themselves too well to standardized testing. It’s much easier — faster, cheaper — for me to … Continue reading Is Rote Memorization Underrated? →