Quick Look: Seven Misconceptions About How Students Learn

"A quiet classroom means good learning" is number six. Writer Valerie Strauss from the Wall Street Journal's Answer Sheet enumerates just a few of the myths we associate with learning.

Will Rogers once said, "It isn't what people don't know that hurts them. It's what they do know that just ain't so." That's the introduction to a list of seven myths about learning on the website of the Independent Curriculum Group, which is part of a movement of leading private college preparatory schools with teacher-generated curriculum.

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