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Friday, July 5, 2013

Why Teaching Helps Students Learn More Deeply

Mind Shift – Annie Murphy Paul

“For thousands of years, people have known that the best way to understand a concept is to explain it to someone else. “While we teach, we learn,” said the Roman philosopher Seneca. Now scientists are bringing this ancient wisdom up to date, documenting exactly why teaching is such a fruitful way to learn — and designing innovative ways for young people to engage in instruction.”(more)

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