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Just giving facts to people and trying to get them to remember them, is straight out mindless and a complete waste of time. The key is to know how to make the story of this information connect with the story of a similar set of information in the student.
Students just love the teachers who are funny and have a great story to tell – why is that? You may think it is because students like to be entertained, but the reality is that it is far more about the fact that a story told has a key point to make. The key point to make is full of information of value, and when the teacher can connect this information to the student through this story, the insight felt by the student concerning all this presented information – is the final point of understanding.
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