Title: The 10 Deadly Sins of Education: myths and misconceptions about learning
Summary: In this session, Professor Paul Kirschner and Dr Carl Hendrick will discuss several of the most common misconceptions about learning such as the idea that you don’t need to know stuff in an age of Google, that kids today are ‘digital natives’, the learning pyramid and why discovery learning is not always a good way to discover things.
Dr Carl Hendrick is co-author of ‘How Learning Happens’ and ‘What Does This Look Like in the Classroom?’ He holds a PhD in education from King’s College London and has taught for several years in both the state and independent sectors. He currently teaches at Wellington College where he has had a variety of roles including head of learning and research. He tweets in a personal capacity at @C_Hendrick