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## School as a manufacturing process

Over most of this century, school has been conceived as a manufacturing process in which raw materials (youngsters) are operated upon by the educational process (machinery), some for a longer period than others, and turned into finished products. Youngsters learn … Continue reading

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## Science Education and Textbooks

What are the worst possible ways of approaching the textbooks for teaching science? In his bookÂ Science Teaching: The Role of History and Philosophy of Science pedagogue Michael Matthews quotes (p. 51) Kenealy in this matter. Many of the textbooks of … Continue reading

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## Mathematical Literacy Goals for Students

National Council of Teachers for Mathematics NCTM proposed these five goals to cover the idea of mathematical literacy for students: Learning to value mathematics: Understanding its evolution and its role in society and the sciences. Becoming confident of one’s own … Continue reading