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  1. Sep 2017
    1. There is no silver bullet. In fact, there are all kinds of non-obvious factors that influence how well a given educational strategy works for a given student.

      there is no magic bullet to realize 2-sigma educational improvement

    2. What if they failed because there aren’t just one or two factors that account for the difference that human tutors make?

      yes: "tutoring" is too often seen as a black box that returns a sigma of educational improvement, but how?

    3. not all subjects lend themselves equally well to being broken up into small, discrete, and straightforwardly measurable learning objectives that can be determinatively sequenced

      not all? or maybe even not most?

  2. Jul 2017