Learning by Teaching

By Ashraf Al Shafaki

Description

When you teach something to another person your mastery of this thing you have been teaching improves.

Uses

  • If a participant does not understand something or missed something, due to coming late for instance, ask his colleagues to explain it to him
  • Ask one of the participants to explain to his colleagues something you have already explained or that such participant knows and you have not explained
  • Provide participants with an assignment to teach something they have learnt to others

Benefits

  • Boosts self confidence
  • Greatly improves the mastery of the skill, knowledge or attitude under consideration
  • Completes the learning cycle be passing on what you've learned to others
  • Spreads knowledge in a society
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