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The Feynman Technique, Peer Instruction, and the Power of Feedback

September 22, 2016

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This is part of an ongoing exploratory series on Educational Ideas I recently stumbled across a description of the technique that Nobel Prize-winning physicist, Richard Feynman used to enhance his learning process. You can read a short explanation here: The Feynman Technique Model The basic idea is to take what ever you are learning and try […]

Negotiated Requirements

September 9, 2016

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This is part of an ongoing exploratory series on Educational Ideas I think one of the most difficult challenges in education is balancing requirements and autonomy. I personally lean toward greater autonomy for students, but I worry that students, without visibility into the demands of the real world have little information to guide them in […]