Teaching “Tricks” to Our Students Makes Them Better People

Stephen Hayes column
And I’ve got some tricks for instructors too. We can teach tricks to kids. Like with their school workbooks, they’re reading through it and not comprehending, so their parent says, “Read slower,” or “Read it three times.” I always say to ask the laziest, cheapest person how to get something done. They’ll come up with the best way. So, I say to that kid, “No, go to the end of the chapter where they always have questions, read those questions, and now read the chapter so you know what to look for.” And they’ll say, “Oh wow, I can do that!” Yeah, it’s easy and cheap! What we’re doing as

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