REVERSING A TREND: A textbook by Ken Miller of Brown takes an unconventional macro-micro approach.
In one controversial pedagogical technique, the conventional order of instruction is reversed.
Teachers, textbook writers, and publishers have tried several ways to solve the problem. One relatively new approach reverses the conventional order of instruction. It starts with animals, plants, and other familiar objects and works down to cells, molecules, and atoms, rather than the other way round. A more recent teaching technique emphasizes depth over breadth...
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