> One parent asked a very good question of what she could do, given that
> the school district spent thousands of dollars on these textbooks and
> that some science teachers have been quite reluctant to admit nor see
> the errors in these books (applies to physics texts as well). Wells did
> not really have an answer for her.
How about "develop and cultivate skills in critical thinking".
LEARNing is surely not a passive enterprise and textbooks
and answers in the back of the book are only a teaching aid.
If a college education is worth anything at all, it should be
teaching a person HOW to think, not WHAT to think.
by Grace alone we proceed,
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