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Voice of the people: Abraham Smith




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I enjoyed Peter Imes' article "Non-mechanical teaching" (9-22-2012). He said his teachers helped him to have "the ability to repair computers, use complex software and think critically," skills he "depends on every day." And he asked, "What traits create teachers like them?" And I have had a lot of teachers who did a very good job of teaching me chemistry, physics, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, and several engineering courses. And I know of a biology teacher who has done a great job teaching her students about cell function and the vast amount of similarity between various living things. But I wonder should we discard productive teachers in each of the above fields who do not buy the idea that all the immense complexity in living things "evolved" purely by mechanical processes? Would that be a bad trait?



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