Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Multiple right answers

Someone posted this image on Twitter yesterday, and I surprised myself by reacting so strongly to it that I had to blog about it:
The Writer in Red has some important points (which I'll discuss below), but the initial bald statement "one of those people is wrong" really irritated me. The image is trying to get across an important pedagogical point: There can be more than one "right" answer to a problem.