Thanks for the post! You mentioned the fact that you are or were involved in a youth correctional center; I look forward to hopefully hearing more about your experience in our future meetings.
I wanted to take a brief shot at your question.
There is a strong argument to be made on the importance of teaching our students how to learn and continue to learn, rather than just feeding them information that they would be able to find themselves if given the tools and the need. I believe that if certain knowledge is of value to certain individuals, they will be interested in acquiring it. We must attempt to give students the tools that will help them succeed in accumulating ideas, as well as an underlying want to gain knowledge.
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