Why Experts Make Bad Teachers

Abstractions

Abstract Model of Dogs

  1. Dogs Bark (except Blue dogs)
  2. Dogs come in Red, Green and Blue (and maybe other colors)

Abstractions Cannot be Taught

  1. Binkles napigate (except Large Binkles with spots)
  2. Binkles have long plackerts and whipitat their snoblats when they get excited

Experts Teach the Abstraction

The Hard Way is the Only Way

What to Do?

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Charles Scalfani

Charles Scalfani

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