Better teaching: Pseudoteaching

Why has this notion taken root that enthusiasm + intelligence = effective teaching?
Pseudoteaching - this is effectively the homepage for this topic From Phyics teacher Frank Nochese. You can access everything else from here.
Learning without understanding Another blogpost from Frank Nochese
How ‘Deprogramming’ Kids From How to ‘Do School’ Could Improve Learning Link Another physics teacher has cause to radical change his classroom teaching
Demonstrations are not enough; we need explanations From a chemistry teacher, but makes an excellent point. YouTube
Confessions of a converted lecturer "I thought I was a good teacher"

Eric Mazur. YouTube. 1 hour 20 mins
" . . .until I discovered my students were just  memorizing information rather than learning".