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Ideas that can’t be communicated are worthless

I love this Mother Goose and Grimm cartoon. The poor dog things “E = MC^2 ” but can only say “Arf”.

arf

In the past, I’ve passed out this cartoon to my students. Too many times, I’ve heard “I understand how to do the problem, but I can’t do the problem on the exam.”

Well, I suppose that is a bit like saying:

“I know how to swim, but when I jump in the pool, I drown.”

“I know how to fly the plane, but when I try, I crash.”

July 2, 2015 - Posted by | education | ,

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