This post is part of a series of chapter summaries of the arguments made in my new book, Making Kids ClevererThe rest of the series can be found here.

Having made the case that by teaching children more knowledge we are likely to make them cleverer, it’s important to address the question of what knowledge ought to be taught.

The case made in this chapter is that we should inoculate children against by trapped in a bubble of the present by teaching them that which that allows them to think new thoughts and make startling connections. The first point to make is that while all knowledge might be precious, it is not equally…



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