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Why can’t a teacher be more like a scientist? Science, Pseudoscience and the Art of Teaching

The article provides a useful examination of the distinction between science and pseudoscience, outlines the characteristics of good educational research and exposes that much educational thinking, including much special education, exhibits the core values of pseudoscience. It provides some interesting examples from Australia in the field of reading instruction.
Author(s): Carter, M. and Wendell, K.

References

Carter, M. and Wendell, K. 2008. Why can’t a teacher be more like a scientist? Science, Pseudoscience and the Art of Teaching. Australasian Journal of Special Education, Vol. 32, No. 1, April 2008, pp. 5–21


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