Teaching “Tricks” to Our Students Makes Them Better People

teaching kids
And I’ve got some tricks for instructors, too. We can teach tricks to kids—like their little workbook; they’re reading through a workbook and they’re not comprehending, so the parent says, “Well, read slower or read it three times.” I always say 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.”—Oh wow, I can do that. Yeah, it’s easy and cheap! What we are doing, as instructors, is very

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