Myths, Truths, and Evidence in American Education
Perhaps more than any other field, education abounds with well-intentioned but unfounded advice, “urban legends,” and even questionable and wonky research about how best to educate America’s children.
Take a look at the following quiz and test your knowledge about how beliefs impact students’ experience. Which statements are true, which ones are unfounded beliefs, and which ones are simply bad information? You could even use this to start a conversation with your colleagues in the next department meeting or to kick off your next professional development session.
Ready to see the answers? Click below to download both a blank copy of the quiz and the answer sheet. How did you do on the Quiz? What beliefs do you hold and how did they stack up against the common Truths and Myths listed here?
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