Time for some levity! It helps us survive our day in and day out teaching grind. It brings things into perspective.
There is nothing so inspiring, so uplifting than a well stated quote. It really can stir the blood and get the mind moving.
I've made so many presentations over the years in this vein. I present them here for your enjoyment and reference. Just click the link and off you go.....down the rabbit hole!…
Clayton Christensen, Harvard professor and proponent of how new technologies change traditional market structures and relationships, defines disruption as "the process of transforming something that was previously expensive and complicated into something affordable and…Continue
** Not your ordinary, endless list - just what's number 1.
I'm a huge fan of commercials as content for language teaching and learning.
They are so well produced, by experts. Also, short, concise language models. Symbolically heavy (and all language is at bottom, symbolic).
I'd really like if some teachers could send students (or study…Continue
I've been thinking a lot about "free will" and the nature of the choices we make - both in teaching and in life.
Recent research, especially since the famous Libert experiment,…
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We now have 12 graduates! See what the certificate you get after graduation looks like, below.
Here is a chart outlining where students are so far in the course. Inspiring and teachers ARE slowing down and taking the course more seriously now. Great news! (read my previous post about this and why I stopped it being "free").…
"Madrid students joined teachers on Thursday in their ongoing street demonstrations to protest the cutbacks and layoffs in the education sector that are being proposed by the regional Popular Party (PP) government of Esperanza Aguirre", the most conservative leader in Europe, ultra…Continue
I've been a member a while but this is my first posting and I hope you find it useful.
I am one of The Magic Crayons and we make songs for Kindergarten and Preschool aged children learning English. We are all native English speakers who now live and work in Japan. If you would like more personal information you can find it within the website, but lets jump to the areas of the website I hope you will find useful:
Just came across this presentation from Joan Kang Shin, whose done a lot of great work and workshopping regarding teaching Young Learners. So just a reminder of her wonderful workshop booklet and her work in general.
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