# Teacher Forcing in RNNs

I'm reading about teacher forcing for neural translation applications here and here , but I am a little confused on the method. Why does teacher forcing speed up training? Also why in the Kaggle link are they only doing teacher forcing a percentage of the time?

• Reading where? References might be good. ArXiv? Medium? Some random blog? YouTube? – EngrStudent Jan 8 at 20:23
• Updated with my source. – Eisen Jan 8 at 20:34