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Teaching: Just Like Performing Magic
09 Feb 2016
Ian Harvey

One half of the entertainment duo Penn & Teller explains how performance and discomfort make education come alive.

The first job of a teacher is to make the student fall in love with the subject. That doesn’t have to be done by waving your arms and prancing around the classroom; there’s all sorts of ways to go at it, but no matter what, you are a symbol of the subject in the students’ minds.

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