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Brie Stark's picture

"I think what interests me

"I think what interests me so much about this topic is the human need to simplify the brain, yet is remains so complex. What are the best ways to help students accept the complexities of learning?"

Great point.  How can we even begin to teach this complexity of learning?  I honestly think that the best preparation we have today is teaching the simplicities that create the whole.  The people who understand their subject the most in turn understand the small entities that create their subject (example: a physicist understands the concept of atoms, of heat, of motion).  As a geologist, you understand the simpler aspects that create a volcano (for example), which I definitely do not know.  Perhaps by highlighting this to your students, they can see the impact of small things creating larger, more complex things.


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