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Teaching Science as Comedy

Bill Nye Discusses the Humor in Educating and Learning

— March 21, 2012 — Keynote Trends
Appealing to those who remember Bill Nye from Disney's 'Bill Nye the Science Guy,' this speech is the perfect balance of nostalgia and important information concerning children's education in society today.

In his brief address, Bill Nye discusses how education should run parallel to comedy. He argues that the key to effective teaching today is to get the student to choose to embrace science lessons. He believes that challenging a student to come up with the answer is more rewarding for the student, and more likely to stick in his or her mind.

As someone with a career dedicated to improving the rates of 'scientific literacy' in America, Bill Nye argues that teaching becomes much easier and more productive once the student has decided that he or she wants to participate.
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