sara lehman wrote: > > Marc Whitaker wrote: > > > > Nicole Budiselich wrote: > > > > > > gino crocetti wrote: > > > I agree with what gino crocetti had to say about the more advanced > > > students helping the other children in the classroom. All of the > > > students will be able get a better understanding of the topic that is > > > being covered in the class. > > > > As a parent, I would resent my daughter taking time away from her > > studies to help those who couldn't or wouldn't keep up. Rather than > > spending half her class time assisting others, she could be progresing > > at a faster rate, and should. > > > > Marc Whitaker - http://www.users.cts.com/crash/m/marc > > > > ------------ > > > > I mean the word proof not in the sense of the lawyers, who set > > two half proofs equal to a whole one, but in the sense of a > > mathematician, where half proof = 0, and it is demanded for > > proof that every doubt becomes impossible. > > > > Karl Friedrich Gauss (1777-1855) > > In G. Simmons Calculus Gems, New York: McGraw Hill inc., 1992. > > A true test of students' learning is to ask them to explain what they > have learned to others. >
I don't understand. Now you are talking about "testing a students learning". I thought we were talking about _putting them to work teaching other students_. Which is it?