19th-century book offers teaching tips relevant for today

"Talks to Teachers on Psychology," published in 1899 by philosopher and psychologist William James, remains relevant to today's teachers, suggests Peter Gibbon, a senior research scholar at Boston University's school of education. Gibbon writes in this commentary about James' approach, which focuses on connecting academics to real-world situations, engaging students' curiosity and using varied instructional techniques based on the age of the student.

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