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Here's a great way to get kids to learn. Unfortunately, too many schools don't do it.

October 1, 2017View for printing

When Mike Bloomberg, ex-mayor of New York, said he'd like to fire the lower-scoring half of the city's teachers and give their students to the better-scoring half, doubling the size of their classes but paying them twice as much, he was affirming his belief in a particular theory of learning.

For a short demonstration of the theory, watch this short, million-plus-viewed clip https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/se ... 7cb72bb9a57 about a boring teacher from the 1986 film, "Ferris Bueller's Day Off."

By Valerie Strauss

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/a ... 610f8571a36
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