I've always had a big aversion to ads on any webpage. Don't know why but I guess it harkens back to my own early education as a teacher where commercialism was something to stay out of public education and professional development. You won't find ads on EFL Classroom 2.0,…Continue
The case for participant-centered learning
This is an awesome lecture to listen to.
PROFESSOR JIM AUSTIN: The issue of teaching and learning is a very old issue. Around here at Harvard, people have been thinking about it for a long time. In 1869, one of our most distinguished presidents of the University, Charles Eliot, said, �Our major problem is not what to teach, it is how to teach it.�
And so that is a challenge that always faces every educator: How best to teach?…Continue
Sending out a quick round of updates until the next newsletter. Lots of great stuff that will interest all teachers.
1. Share A Shameless Plug
Visit our LinkedIn group and make a shameless plug for a website, tool, app or…Continue
One standard lesson has always been showing a series of commercials and students watching, filling out a commercial analysis form and then…Continue
Today marks the 130th anniversary of John Milton Gregory's influential (at its time) statement about what teaching and learning fundamentally is - The 7 Laws Of Teaching.
Do you agree that they still apply to today's classroom and schooling? Which are true and which have not stood the test of time? H.D. Brown's more recent statement of the 10 Commandments of teachers and learners is also worth…Continue