Technology may transform even the largest classrooms

09/24/2007 | Washington Post, The

University of Maryland professor Edward F. Redish actively involves each of his 192 students with a clicker system that lets him know almost instantly how many students chose the wrong answer on a problem he presented to the class. "Lecturing is not good for children," said Redish, a theoretical nuclear physicist who now researches how students learn physics. "They don't really learn very much in a lecture."

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