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Asked 15th May, 2013

How is explicit instruction thwarting students' learning? In what ways can we instill in our students the feeling of exploration and discovery?

In Science News (2011) it is stated that: "Don't Show, Don't Tell? Direct Instruction Can Thwart Independent Exploration." Is this true?
Victoria Blue
Northern Arizona University
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