Educators should teach facts only after their students have studied the ideas, trends, and concepts that help explain those facts
Facts are what you call reality. The things that you see, hear, feel in your day-to-day life is based on reality and that is nothing but facts. Concepts are derived from facts. When we ask questions such as Why, How based on facts, we find the concept behind it. Hence,I oppose when the author says that facts should be taught after concepts.
Before giving any delineate explanation, i would like to clarify the difference between facts and concept. As mentioned earlier, facts are reality. For instance, grass is green in color, is a fact. The concept would start with 'why' is grass green in color? After thorough research conducted by botanists, they found the answer behind the green color of grass and that is, when sunlight reaches the grass it absorbs all the color except green and reflects that green color which gets reflected into our eyes and we see the green color of grass and this process is called chlorophyll.
Now imagine our educators first explaining about chlorophyll without stating the fact. Most of us would feel lost as the content doesn't seem pertinent. Something as simple as the color of grass seems abstruse with mere concept. That is because we require reason to understand the big picture and that's why students would have had a conspicuous understanding had the fact been told beforehand. It would make the bigger picture relevant and eventually have a cogent understanding. Humans are capable to store and process information only when it's relevant to ones life. Our brain finds information trivial if it is not pertinent and it would often get confused if suddenly one throws words like 'chlorophyll' or 'reflection of light' as these are not the words we speak in our day-to-day lives.
Learning which is based mostly on concept and less on the fact behind it, is called as rote learning and students often end up mugging the concept as it is not pertinent. The reason education is the most important thing in ones life is because it gives purpose to your life. It helps us augment the technology by applying the concepts we learnt. But such won't be the case if those concepts are not clear. Students often learn these concept with mere intention to score good grades in exam without understanding the true meaning behind it. Moreover, concepts were discovered only when thinkers and researchers questioned the facts. Concept of Gravitational force came into picture only when Newton questioned why did the apple fell on ground? Or the concept of Earth's rotation on its axis was discovered when thinkers questioned about the fact of day and night.
Hence, curiosity develops when we start questioning the facts and this eventually helps us understand new concepts and that is the right way to learn. Students should be taught the reason behind the concept first before delineating the concept. This will help them relate to concept and later apply it and be more curious to carry out research work. After all, that is the purpose of education - to generate curious beings who can solve problems and sustain humanity.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, first, hence, if, moreover, so, after all, for instance, such as
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 29.0 19.5258426966 149% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 10.0 12.4196629213 81% => OK
Conjunction : 23.0 14.8657303371 155% => OK
Relative clauses : 19.0 11.3162921348 168% => OK
Pronoun: 49.0 33.0505617978 148% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 61.0 58.6224719101 104% => OK
Nominalization: 11.0 12.9106741573 85% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2537.0 2235.4752809 113% => OK
No of words: 517.0 442.535393258 117% => OK
Chars per words: 4.90715667311 5.05705443957 97% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.76839952204 4.55969084622 105% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.50514668277 2.79657885939 90% => OK
Unique words: 254.0 215.323595506 118% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.491295938104 0.4932671777 100% => OK
syllable_count: 747.0 704.065955056 106% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.4 1.59117977528 88% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 10.0 6.24550561798 160% => OK
Article: 3.0 4.99550561798 60% => OK
Subordination: 6.0 3.10617977528 193% => OK
Conjunction: 2.0 1.77640449438 113% => OK
Preposition: 3.0 4.38483146067 68% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 29.0 20.2370786517 143% => OK
Sentence length: 17.0 23.0359550562 74% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 59.1354277142 60.3974514979 98% => OK
Chars per sentence: 87.4827586207 118.986275619 74% => OK
Words per sentence: 17.8275862069 23.4991977007 76% => OK
Discourse Markers: 2.37931034483 5.21951772744 46% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 9.0 7.80617977528 115% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 10.0 10.2758426966 97% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 5.13820224719 97% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 14.0 4.83258426966 290% => Less facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.259345839965 0.243740707755 106% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0772272346029 0.0831039109588 93% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0485306718127 0.0758088955206 64% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.149551706927 0.150359130593 99% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0424051424707 0.0667264976115 64% => OK
automated_readability_index: 10.6 14.1392134831 75% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 71.14 48.8420337079 146% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 7.92365168539 39% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 7.6 12.1743820225 62% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.9 12.1639044944 90% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.47 8.38706741573 89% => OK
difficult_words: 98.0 100.480337079 98% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 4.5 11.8971910112 38% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 8.8 11.2143820225 78% => OK
text_standard: 11.0 11.7820224719 93% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 54.17 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 3.25 Out of 6
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.