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Fishing for an analogy to learning

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I’m trying to get my head around framing important principles involved in teaching and education/learning, specifically in technology and computational fluency at the K-12 level. To frame such a big subject, I came up with the following analogy:

Imagine that we’re standing in the middle of a rapidly flowing stream in which different types and sizes of fish are swimming around us. Our job is to figure out which type(s) of fish we want to catch, and then do it.

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