Many people have experienced the magic of a wonderful teacher, and we all know anecdotally that these instructors can change our lives. But what if a teacher and a student don’t connect? How does that affect the education that child receives?
Is there a way to create a connection where there isn’t one? And how might that change things, for teachers and students alike?
These are the sorts of questions that fascinated Hunter Gehlbach* and his colleagues at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Read the whole story: NPR