Re: Jonathan Well's Icons of Evolution

Date: Wed Apr 11 2001 - 11:02:08 EDT

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    > 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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