March 1, 2023


Pioneer scholars discuss the value of learning the unknown

Pioneer scholars discuss the value of “learning the unknown”

In traditional systems of education, students learn established information from textbooks and are assessed on their mastery of this content through exams, essays, and reports. Hands-on experimentation and project-based learning, when it exists, serve only to illustrate foundational concepts in pre-existing knowledge. Authentic research—that is, the creation of new knowledge through the scientific method—is typically...
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