Socrates: How can we know that we are learning?
Students: What do you mean?
Socrates: All we do is talk. There is no proof that we are learning. What do we do to prove that we are learning?
Students: But we are learning!
Socrates: That’s not good enough. Take out a sheet of parchment and prove it.
Students: Can’t we just tell you? That would give us extra time to talk today.
Socrates: No, because I would only know if the people who said anything learned anything. I couldn’t know about the others.
Students: Don’t you trust us?
Socrates: No.If you don’t prove that you are learning, then your parents won’t be happy and they might tell my supervisors.
Students: You have supervisors?
Students: And they don’t trust you?
Students: So you don’t trust that we are learning because they don’t trust you?
Admins don’t actually read the research. They don’t have time. If or when they do read it, they do not really grasp it. How could