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Struggle For Smarts? How Eastern And Western Cultures Tackle Learning

posted Nov 15, 2012, 10:43 AM by Gary Jones   [ updated Nov 15, 2012, 10:45 AM ]
"The teacher was trying to teach the class how to draw three-dimensional cubes on paper," Stigler explains, "and one kid was just totally having trouble with it. His cube looked all cockeyed, so the teacher said to him, 'Why don't you go put yours on the board?' So right there I thought, 'That's interesting! He took the one who can't do it and told him to go and put it on the board.' "

This is an article with an associated with an eight minute audio piece. Link to it HERE.

Thank you, Vivian, for drawing attention to this information.