The Human Variable in Teaching

Greg Kahn, GRAIN, for The Chronicle

Daryao Khatri (right), a physics professor at the U. of the District of Columbia, 
works with Marc’Quinn Davis, who knew little math when he started college.
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Daryao S. Khatri noticed the young man, the one who walked in late. The professor did not know if he could solve basic math problems, or if he wanted to learn. Mr. Khatri knew just one thing: When he first looked at Marc’Quinn Davis, the young man...

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