The Performance Art of Teaching

Whether you’re teaching a Math or Science class, engaging students in a History or English Harkness discussion, there remains one common thread essential to captivating your audience: recognizing that one key ingredient is the art of performance. At least that’s what Jessica Lahey, writer for The Atlantic believes. In her latest article entitled, “Teaching: Just Like Performing Magic” she shares entertainer and magician, Raymond Teller’s (of Penn & Teller) ruminations on “how performance and discomfort make education come alive.” Read it here.

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