The Hardest Science of All by

  title={The Hardest Science of All by},
  author={David C. Berliner},
  • David C. Berliner
  • Published 2002
not confuse science with method. As Peter Medawar said, “what passes for scientific methodology is a misrepresentation of what scientists do or ought to do.” The “evidence-based practices” and “scientific research” mentioned over 100 times in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 are code words for randomized experiments, a method of research with which I too am much enamored. But to think that this form of research is the only “scientific” approach to gaining knowledge—the only one that yields… CONTINUE READING

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