Students with dyslexia, like most students, learn best by doing.  Does it make sense, then, that most school systems use the least effective teaching methods (lectures and reading) as their primary teaching methods?

Students with dyslexia, like most students, learn best by doing. Does it make sense, then, that most school systems use the least effective teaching methods (lectures and reading) as their primary teaching methods?

Average learning retention rates  This is why I love Jigsaw - you learn so much through teaching others.

Average learning retention rates This is why I love Jigsaw - you learn so much through teaching others.

William Glasser--Retention triangle.  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/05/us/william-glasser-88-psychiatrist-who-promoted-mental-health-as-a-choice-dies.html

William Glasser--Retention triangle. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/05/us/william-glasser-88-psychiatrist-who-promoted-mental-health-as-a-choice-dies.html

How Children Learn: (Learning Pyramid) - good argument for project-based learning & student presentations

How Children Learn: (Learning Pyramid) - good argument for project-based learning & student presentations

More for educators in general a good article to read before using this model that went unfortunately viral before things started going viral.  (No disrespect to the originator who has made every effort to correct the near canonization of his pyramid- even the original presentation for which it was created had a clear qualifying introduction right before sharing the pyramid of learning)

More for educators in general a good article to read before using this model that went unfortunately viral before things started going viral. (No disrespect to the originator who has made every effort to correct the near canonization of his pyramid- even the original presentation for which it was created had a clear qualifying introduction right before sharing the pyramid of learning)

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