TDRE Boss Blog: Independent Learning: The Red Herring?

There has been off and on, an obsession with Independent Learning over the last few years. The idea is based on the fact that often we feel our students are too dependent on us, and need (for university and the world of work) to be able to work a bit better on their own. Even OFSTED got involved in this, and some suggested that if the teacher was seen to be teaching, the lesson couldn’t be Outstanding (the infamous quote, “If you talk for more than 10% of the lesson, it can only be Good, at best”).

via TDRE Boss Blog: Independent Learning: The Red Herring?.

 

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