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A NEW way to teach PHRASAL VERBS so that your students understand and remember them

Started by Andromeda Jones in Teaching and Methodology Dec 31, 2018. 0 Replies

Phrasal verbs are a verb + preposition, adverb or particle. Teaching…Continue

Tags: prepositions, teach, verbs, phrasal

ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Oct 17, 2018. 73 Replies

I guess the alphabet is our bread…Continue

Tags: children, abc, kids, phonics, reading

Stories to inspire and teach. Share yours.

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Jun 10, 2018. 79 Replies

 I'd like to share in this forum and would like others to share, short stories that might apply to education / teaching and that will inspire. I believe stories and a narrative are powerful, whether…Continue

Tags: hodja, tao, zen, professional_development, storytelling

Favorite Movie about Teaching?

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Apr 23, 2018. 88 Replies

I'd like to compile a list of movies…Continue

Tags: best, video, film, teaching, movie


The #1 .... satirist about school

Number One** Not your ordinary, endless list - just what's number 1.

Mr. Sharp

Today I was searching for an old PSA (public service announcements) and was reminded of the brilliant wit of Mr. Sharp. He has dozens of PSAs, satirizing them in only a way he or any Brit could....

Take a moment, take a summer pause and watch his hilarious take on "learning" and education. Gut splitting! Did we become teachers just to complete the student/teacher circle?

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Comment by Ellen Pham on July 4, 2011 at 3:00am

I was laughing up until the dunce cap...  got sad... started laughing again at higher education... got sad again at the welfare part on... sigh


I take these things too hard ;)

Comment by ddeubel on July 4, 2011 at 9:02pm



Take it with a grain of salt.... I know it can be sad - but it is the only way we'll ever improve things, if we can see it in this light and even, maybe laugh at our own absurdity.... I think he did a great job. A few other things I'd of pointed out but then again, I'm nowhere near the master of subtle satire a Brit is. 

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