[OT] Education Theory
shane at hathawaymix.org
Wed Nov 9 16:15:25 MST 2005
Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> I'm sure this strikes a cord with many people. This brings to my mind the
> idea I've always held, that people will always learn better when they are the
> one asking the question.
> When someone is fed information, sometimes it just falls on the floor unless
> there is motivation to capture it. I find that I retain far better when I'm
> searching for an answer than when it's handed to me before I need it.
Nicely put. I think I'll start paying attention to who's asking the
questions, both when I'm a student, and when I teach.
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