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Teaching Methods for Inspiring Students of the Future

Original Content Publication Date: 05/27/2015


In this Ted Talk, Joe Ruhl explains teaching methods for inspiring students of the future. He discusses what has brought him success in inspiring students for over more than 35 years. One major focus of his talk is the specific methods that he refers to as “The 5 C's”. An introduction to the 5 C's begins at about the minute 2:05 of the video.

Key Points

  • Our brains are wired for the 5 C's
  • It requires a shift from a teacher-centered classroom to a student-centered classroom
  • It is important to give a diverse variety of methods for students to learn the same material
  • Successful teachers must be passionate for both the subject, as well as the students.

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