Students do the learning

There’s nothing you can do to create learning in a student’s brain.  The student does the learning.

I think the natural corollary is that learning will probably happen more when students are doing more, and learning will happen less when teachers are doing more.

Given these assumptions, masters of teaching would work to set up environments that would encourage students to follow particular trains of thought.  That sounds way, way harder than just telling the students what you want them to know.

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