Put more time into explaining content than you think is necessary because students may not retain all the material the first time you explain it.

  • Just because you can explain an idea in one minute, doesn’t mean students can understand it in one minute.
  • Additionally, don’t assume that students have fully learned every concept you’ve explained in class.
    • Make sure to include concepts in assignments before testing students on these topics so students have a chance to improve their comprehension.

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Interview with Helen Hu.
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