Episode 3: How One School Learned to Hear Quiet Kids

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From the culture of character to today’s classroom, speaking up became the model for measuring what children know. But does grading classroom participation even work? On this episode of Quiet, host Susan Cain and her guests—Jessica Lahey, educator and author of the New York Times bestselling book The Gift of Failure, and professor of education, Emily Klein—explain why it just might be time to say goodbye to this practice. We'll visit Greenwich Academy, one of the oldest girl schools in Connecticut, to find out what made them rethink participation and learning.

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