Too much content, not enough thinking, and too little fun!

@article{DiCarlo2009TooMC,
  title={Too much content, not enough thinking, and too little fun!},
  author={Stephen E DiCarlo},
  journal={Advances in physiology education},
  year={2009},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={257-64}
}
Teachers often overrate the importance of their content and underrate their influence. However, students forget much of the content that they memorize. Thus, attempts to teach students all that they will need to know is futile. Rather, it is important that students develop an interest and love for lifelong learning. Inspiring and motivating students is critical because unless students are inspired and motivated our efforts are pointless. Once students are inspired and motivated, there are… CONTINUE READING
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