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Are teachers cursed with knowledge?

2016-09-05T12:58:17+00:00

The Curse of Knowledge: when we are given knowledge, it is impossible to imagine what it's like to LACK that knowledge. Chip Heath, Made to Stick How much do teachers need to know? In my last post I proposed that an effective teacher - one who is warm, friendly and a great speaker - is minimally effective if they have nothing to teach. The Dr Fox - or Ken Robinson Effect - shows that even though we love charismatic teachers, we don't learn much from them unless they are also knowledgeable about the subject they're teaching. Following a prolonged and protracted [...]

Are teachers cursed with knowledge?2016-09-05T12:58:17+00:00