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Finding Ways of Teaching

Learning new information and skills is essential to mastering a topic, but which is the best way to learn? Daniel Dib notes that many people can recall more of what they have learned if they teach it to someone else, rather than just reading, watching, or listening to it.

Not sure where to begin? Dib lists some platforms in his blog, such as creating YouTube videos, live streaming, participating in study groups, and presenting to your team and other teams. These options can easily translate into our current virtual environments without sacrificing your hunger to learn new information and skills.

Check out Daniel’s thoughts on his blog and try his suggested mediums for teaching. You might surprise yourself!

Dib comments:

Some days ago I tweeted about that when you are trying to master a topic, you should both find different sources to learn from, as well as different mediums, such as reading, listening, watching videos, but also not to forget labbing. I also wrote that teaching someone else is a great way of learning and retaining information yourself. You might be familiar with the saying that “You remember 10% of what we read, 20% of what we hear, 30% of what we see, 80% of what we personally experience, an…

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Ashley Broucker

Ashley started as the Content Marketing Intern and is now the Associate Editor at Gestalt IT. She’s an organized yet messy, multitasking nerd. She enjoys cuddling with her cats, experimenting with fun eyeshadow colors, and learning new things. Follow her on Twitter @AshleyBroucker!