I Don't Believe it

I just came across this today. No way. This just can't be true.  Progessive educators do themselves no favors when we cite "studies" such as these. Yes, I totally agree that doing and teaching others will lead to greater retention than listening to a lecture. But isn't one at all suspicious but the neat increments of increase this chart shows? 

I did I bit of digging and found this article. It seems my hunch was right. I wonder how much received wisdom is equally questionable. 

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