“All apprenticeship begins with the instructor’s capacity
to describe the performance and/or product of the novice.”
I’ve used this quote often in talking about an apprenticeship approach to teaching, and somewhere along the line I’ve lost track of the source. But that doesn’t make it any less true.
In order to move any novice along a continuum, the expert must be able to describe to the novice exactly what she is doing, where her performance places her in relation to the […]Continue Reading