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Hey! As I’ve announced on my instagram; I start to share teaching methods on my wordpress blog! I’ve started with The Direct Method. By clicking below you can download it (PDF), and can read it anywhere ! 747 more words


Science of Learning: Discovery Learning

I don’t normally write about non-higher education subjects but an article in today’s CBC Alberta news prompted me to say something about discovery-based learning.

Discovery-based learning is not problem-based learning, which has been demonstrated to work extremely well when it is done right – something very difficult to do. 364 more words

The Science Of Learning

ESL journeys

I’m taking a break from our regularly scheduled programming to make a few insightful comments about teaching ESL.

Erving Goffman once wrote: “Not then, men and their moments. 354 more words

I'm Not Myself When I'm Teaching. I'm Better!

There was a time there when I thought that I wasn’t the real “me” when I was teaching. That is was all a bit of an act. 167 more words

Teaching Methods

From Prompt to Publication

My first stab at producing and editing a literary journal–Teach. Write. -is taking shape.

I have accepted quite a few wonderful submissions, but I am hoping to get some more before the August 1 deadline. 1,133 more words


Students need support in order to build skills for the future

Mutlu Cukurova and Rose Luckin. 

There is a growing interest globally in teaching approaches that allow university students to work independently, often in group activities. However, our research suggests that leaving students to do their own investigations without any support is a practice that should be… 566 more words

Teaching, Learning, Curriculum & Assessment

Latinos Need ESL Sidelined and the ABCs Up Front

The focus of Phonics for Latinos ABCs in Common is to minimize possible ABC delays for children from Spanish speaking homes. When these Latino kindergartners see English-only pictures, ‘A’ is for APPLE/manzana, a learning obstacle is created. 117 more words