Letting go of what doesn’t work in education


Fri, 04/26/2024

author

Daniel C Ferguson

During the Cold War of the 1950s and 1960s, schoolchildren learned to protect themselves from a nuclear bomb attack by scrambling under their desk during “duck and cover” drills. The futility of the practice was apparent to everyone, including the children. Yet schools continued to hold the drills, even after the U.S. government recommended they stop.

Fri, 04/26/2024

author

Daniel C Ferguson