Nature versus Nurture.
This is one of those timeless debates that somehow only becomes more interesting (and curious) the more we learn about it.
In fact, there are several new books about to be published on the subject, so now is a great time to better understand how it relates to teaching and education.
Accordingly, I’ve decided to post a series of videos over the next few weeks dedicated specifically to the 'nature versus nurture' discussion.
In part one, I explore a classic bit of research that can help us better appreciate how genetics fits into the equation:
Effects of Enriched and Restricted Early Environments on the Learning Ability of Bright and Dull Rats (R.M. Cooper and John P. Zubek)
Here are some of the questions I tackle in this installment: