We deal right now in the educational landscape with an infatuation with the culture of one right answer that can be properly bubbled on the average multiple choice test. I am here to share with you, it is not learning.

Diana Laufenberg

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“How to Learn? From Mistakes.” TEDxMidAtlantic. TED2010. Conference Presentation.

Source: "How to Learn? From Mistakes." TEDxMidAtlantic. TED2010. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from educator Diana Laufenberg's 2010 TED Talk in which she shares three things she's learned about teaching. The quote means that multiple choice tests -- the method of testing favored in most high school and college classes -- do not promote learning. In real life, says Laufenberg, there is more than "one right answer." Watch the full TED Talk here: Diana Laufenberg - How to Learn? From Mistakes