Blog: Do Our Children Learn or Understand?

An Aberdeen blogger examines whether a test score-oriented society results in memorization or actually understanding of new topics.

Blogger Cindy Terebush examines the difference between memorizing and understanding in learners of all ages on Matawan-Aberdeen Patch. 

Terebush, an early childhood education consultant and the director of schools at Temple Shalom, wonders if the test-oriented society has had a negative impact on the educational process and what lifelong effect that may have on learners. 

"There is no expiration date on the fact that we understand best what we do," she writes.

Read her blog here


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