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Astronaut Candidate Interviews - Joseph Acaba
09.23.04
 
I think, with problem solving, a lot of time teachers will kind of force feed children the information. And, it doesn't always work too well. And, if you get a student to be interested in the problem, they're, they're incredible. They have that intelligence. They have that desire. You just need to kind of pull it out from them. And so, a lot of times when I'm teaching a subject matter, instead of just telling them, "This is how things work," you just give them a general problem and say, "How would you handle this?" And, when they have the opportunity to do that, they get more involved, and they get excited about it. And then, they want to know, "Well, how does this work?" And then, once again you have that hook, and you have them.