Understanding teaching needs development

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  • Sarah R. Beck

Colleges, School and Institutes


To fully understand teaching, we need to know how it develops ontogenetically. Developmental questions about the emergence of different types of teaching behaviour in young humans and the psychological capabilities that underpin them are currently overlooked. Incorporating the individual's development from learner to teacher would expand the scope and impact of Kline's useful framework.


Original languageEnglish
Article numbere34
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Publication statusPublished - 8 Jun 2015