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The Feynman Effect – aka the Illusion of Understanding

What is Einstein getting at in this quote? Educational Psychologists talk about the “illusion of understanding.” Sometimes this term is used to describe the potential downside of a very clear explanation. For example, the Feynman Lectures on Physics are often characterized as being one of the clearest explanations of introductory physics. Richard Feynman was aContinue reading “The Feynman Effect – aka the Illusion of Understanding”

On deciding what we should teach in our public schools and elsewhere.

Meme quote: Every high school should have a mandatory class called “Life” which teaches you how to: sew, change a tire/oil, do taxes, basic first aid, basic cooking etc. The basic things that you need in real life. FMB Interesting idea. Note that the Circle Pines summer camp experience does teach some important life skillsContinue reading “On deciding what we should teach in our public schools and elsewhere.”

My Blog Posts on Educational Technology

This is a list of my blog posts on educational technology starting in April of 2020. I have a similar list from my old blog, which goes from 2010 to April of 2020. You can find a link to that list here. 2022 The Feynman Effect – aka the Illusion of Understandinghttps://memeinnovation.wordpress.com/2022/05/19/the-feynman-effect-aka-the-illusion-of-understanding/ On deciding whatContinue reading “My Blog Posts on Educational Technology”

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