Teaching a subject vs a skill

Some kids spend a decade in the school sports system and learn leadership and management and creativity and analysis. And some learn nothing but how to follow the coach’s instructions and sit on the bench. This has nothing to do with sports (or geography or biology) and everything to do with what we decide we’re teaching in any given moment.

Source: Pivoting the education matrix | Seth’s Blog

Basically, teaching skills in isolation sucks.

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