Many people argue they learned more by doing than by formal schooling

“A thought-provoking article” said Allison Sweeney, another local busy BEE mom. In the article “Don’t assume I’m smarter than my contractor”, by Kevin Currie-Knight, a number of studies ask why culture trivializes nonacademic intelligence and knowledge. The full article is linked below.

Many people would argue they learned more by doing things like jobs, sports, leadership in clubs, than by actual formal schooling.

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