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The Power Of Introverts In A World That Can’t Stop Talking

Catherina Fisher

According to research cited by Cain, as much as half the population can be considered introverts, but educational policies persist in promoting predominantly extroverted learning environments, such as collaborative learning. I am very much in favour of collaborative learning, however, this needs to be tempered by an awareness that this is not always the optimal learning environment for all kids.

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  • Hannah Kim

    Very interesting! I was actually talking to my friend about this the other day. Promoting extroverted learning can be very harmful to introverted students. I know many people who struggle with their personality and the need to be different (more extroverted) due to pressure from society. Being more accommodating of different learning styles and personalities can bring out the potential in people and assist with their growth.