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The joy of not knowing

What teachers and other educators do best is, by and large, tell people stuff. It can be unsettling to not know things, so it’s no doubt natural to assume that if we don’t like it, then neither will others. So we tell people. But is it OK to not know the answers if you’re an ICT teacher? Here are a few thoughts about that, followed by a video featuring Kate Russell. (In fact, Kate Russell, one of the presenters of the BBC’s Click, was a huge influence in my writing this post, as I’ll explain.
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