Students Teaching Students

Educators continue to provide excellent learning opportunities that develop the knowledge and skills required by disciplines. But generally the focus is on what students need to know and be able to do within that discipline only. If there is an attempt to provide an interdisciplinary experience, it is usually a short, token learning experience that might involve guest speakers, videos, or classroom discussion. These experiences tend to be passive and do not promote development of interdisciplinary teamwork skills now regularly required in many professions. How to deepen students' appreciation for other disciplines—that's the challenge facing many teachers.

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