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Teach What You Know: A Practical Leader’s Guide to Knowledge Transfer Using Peer Mentoring by Steve Trautman

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Chapter 6. Leveraging Learning Styles

What if we aren’t on the same page?

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I bet that somewhere along the way you’ve had the experience of teaching two people at one time using the same approach and one of them “got it” while the other one just didn’t. Your gut reaction might be to separate them and declare one is “sharp” and the other is “not.” Such perceptions may be mistakes. The truth is that while you may have two different levels of smarts in the two apprentices, you might also have two people who are equally capable, but just learn differently. Part of your job as a peer mentor is to figure this out. Think of this chapter as a form of diversity ...

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