How to explain difficult concepts to lesser beings

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  • How to explain difficult concepts to lesser beings

    1. 1. How to explain difficult concepts to lesser beings<br />colemanyee<br />@metacole<br />metacole.com<br />
    2. 2. 3 Tips<br />
    3. 3. Guess the song experiment<br />
    4. 4. Watch the Curse of Knowledge<br />Tip #1<br />
    5. 5. Once upon a time when I was teaching programming…<br />
    6. 6. AND and OR operators<br />AND operator<br />OR operator<br />
    7. 7. Use analogy<br />Tip #2<br />
    8. 8. The analogy<br />No Food and Drinks<br />Fine $500<br />No Food or Drinks<br />Fine $500<br />AND operator<br />OR operator<br />
    9. 9. Other analogies…<br />
    10. 10. You have been lied to all your life!*<br />* endorsed by MOE<br />
    11. 11. Oversimplify first<br />Tip #3<br />
    12. 12. Examples of oversimplification...<br />Just add an ‘s’ to get the plural.<br />
    13. 13. How to explain difficult concepts <br />Watch the Curse of Knowledge<br />Use Analogy<br />Oversimplify first<br />See Richard Feynman’s explanation of <br />electromagnetic radiation:<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qQQXTMih1A<br />
    14. 14. Questions?<br />This is it!<br />
    15. 15. Thank you!<br />colemanyee<br />@metacole<br />

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