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Question Formulation Technique: Teaching the skill of questioning

Did Socrates got it wrong?” – Prof.Dan Rothstein starts his TED Talk with this question.

What if we let the students ask questions instead of the teacher. 23 more words


The Role of the Teacher: Part I

A teacher has many different roles in their profession. Not only are the coordinating their classroom they are also communicating with parents, collaborating with peers, and reporting to administration. 497 more words

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Picture of a Bond Girl: A Four-Part Series

Part 1 of 4

April 16, 2015

Let me know who you think is the ultimate Bond girl, and the “real” James Bond! Send me a comment or tweet @DoctaSC. 555 more words

The Everyday Historian

"Dr. C? I thought you weren’t using PowerPoint this year?” Failures and Foibles in the Art of Quitting PPT

April 16, 2015

As promised, I thought I would share a few examples of my less-than-successful moments without PowerPoint. Mostly, my rationale for why the wagon and I had to go our separate ways a few times. 778 more words

The Everyday Historian

Teaching English to Adolescents and Adults

Teaching English to adolescents (11-18) and adults presents challenges distinct from young children. This post examines some of the challenges and traits of both groups. 372 more words

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sustainability & on-line learning...

… and serendipity!

I’ve just participated in a great AdobeConnect session, run by the university’s Centre for e-Learning, on the interfaces between academic publications and social media. 535 more words


Teaching English to Young Children

Teaching English to young children (0-11) is not an easy experience. For one, young children often struggle to make progress in language acquisition. This is surprising to many. 352 more words

Teaching Methods