Many good points by Avirama Golan, but... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • The Progressive Populist
    • 23.02.11 | 12:03 (IST)

    ....the idealistic approach to the gifted schoolboy is problematic. But first - the kid was 5 years old! You might be a haredi kid, or a secular Tel Aviv-kid - at that age, the mind is not yet standardized. All schools bends and molds our minds according to the fashions of the day. And in this case, the kid is great! His mind is explosive and creative - he is eager to learn. The problem, though, is that a whole life in strictly religious, haredi schools, creates people that no longer are capable of differentiating between science and superstition. And this causes an even greater polarization in Israel. Some people pray for rain, others builds desalination-plants.

    from the article: Israel's standardized testing gives the wrong results
    First published 04:00 23.02.11 | Last updated 04:00 23.02.11
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