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Comment author: SilasBarta 14 July 2010 12:56:29AM 0 points [-]

I don't have an answer, but I can attest to not mimicking a textbook when I try to explain high school math to someone. Rather, I first find out where gap is between their understanding and where I want them to be.

Of course, textbooks don't have the luxury of probing each student's mind.