When Schools Overlook Introverts

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As the focus on group work and collaboration increases, classrooms are neglecting the needs of students who work better in quiet settings.

When Susan Cain published Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking nearly four years ago, it was immediately met with acclaim.

Luk 5eThe book criticizes schools and other key institutions for primarily accommodating extroverts and such individuals’ “need for lots of stimulation.”

Much to introverts’ relief, it also seeks to raise awareness about the personality type, particularly among those who’ve struggled to understand it.

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