No Stupid Questions, No Wrong Answers

Wednesday is usually fiction day around here, but President's Day weekend threw off my schedule; so you're getting a half-assed Monday sort of piece instead.Two of my pet peeves: the dictums that "there are no wrong answers" and that "there are no stupid questions". These are usually used in classroom or group instruction settings to encourage people to ask and answer questions without being self-conscious. That's a good thing; and I'm sure that people who use these statements do so with … [Read more...]