How to teach, or how I teach

April 8, 2016 by Joshua
in Education, Exercises

I’ve written before how I avoid lecturing.

Instead of trying to give students the answers, which lecturing does, I try to give them experiences that will lead them to discover the answers for themselves. Instead of organizing a syllabus around the how to order presenting information, I organize it around exercises and projects.

I find that when students discovers an answer, they remember it longer, know how to apply it, and feel more motivated to continue.

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