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Why are some publishers nonetheless promoting merchandise that include debunked concepts about studying instruction?


This podcast, Bought a Story, was produced by APM Stories and reprinted with permission.

There’s an concept about how youngsters study to learn that’s held sway in colleges for greater than a era – although it was confirmed fallacious by cognitive scientists a long time in the past. Educating strategies based mostly on this concept could make it more durable for youngsters to learn to learn.

On this new American Public Media podcast, host Emily Hanford investigates the influential authors who promote this concept and the corporate that sells their work. It’s an exposé of how educators got here to consider in one thing that isn’t true and are actually reckoning with the implications – youngsters harmed, cash wasted, an training system upended.

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