Teaching to Learn, Learning to Teach

My best students are teachers.

Sifu told me that several years ago during some post-lesson relaxation on my balcony. We spoke about how students best make progress. I mentioned noticing an improvement in student comprehension after grouping them as threes, rather than pairs, where one leads the others.

This formation of triadic, rather than dyadic, relationships was beneficial both to the group leader and followers. One learned by teaching two. Continue reading