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Educare: The Instructional Fallacy (IF)

The instructional fallacy is the assumption that if instruction is provided, then children will learn. However, the student does not learn. Even if they can master some concepts and skills temporarily, they usually don't remember them for long because they lack curiosity or continued study that depends on the knowledge.

It's not that instruction is defective, its that it is insufficient.

  • Learners must actively engage in order to learn.
  • They should have a genuine curiosity for the material.
  • They should take ownership of the process.


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