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Let Them Play On

Countless studies document that many instructors are quick to intervene when they see students struggling with the material. Most instructors perceive wrong answers as something they should correct. When students misunderstand, teachers perceive it as signaling the need for greater instructor involvement. But what else can they do? Should they just stand by when the discussion loses momentum or wanders off track?

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