This video does a good job of explaining the fundamental difference between “Sage on the Stage” lecture-based education and “Guide on the Side” experiential learning.
“All the research shows, we just don’t learn something unless we’re emotionally engaged with it.”
It’s only taken us over 2,000 years to re-understand what Confucius was saying when he said “Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Let me do and I understand.”
Gàosu wǒ wǒ huì wàngjì, gěi wǒ kàn wǒ kěnéng huì bù jìde, ràng wǒ shì shì wǒ jiāng huì lǐjiě
Better late than never.