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Bill Zimmerman

Bill Zimmerman is the Academic Dean and teaches humanities at The Covenant School in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

Bill Zimmerman Nov 16, 2018

In a recent essay, “Harkness Cautions: You Need a Sage on a Stage,” Joshua Gibbs explains why he has abandoned his Harkness table and returned to a more conventional classroom seating arrangement. He goes on to explain that the changes in the physical setup of his classroom reflect his uneasiness with one pedagogy—Socratic inquiry—and his endorsement of another: the sage on the stage.

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