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Throw Back Sunday

I used to write a BRCC column a couple of times a month for the Hendersonville Times-News. Here’s one of those columns, fromĀ back in 2003: 671 more words


Textbooks in the TESOL Classroom: To Use or Not to Use

For the past 35 years there has been an interesting debate over the use of textbooks in English language learning context. Naturally their are three camps, those who support the use of textbooks, those who do not support the use of textbooks, and those who believe it depends. 364 more words

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Grouping Students IV: Pros and Cons of Groupwork

Group work is another approach for having students complete assignments and task. A group is often characterize as anywhere from 3-8 students with most groups being in the 3-5 member range. 449 more words

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Mississippi to get $2.4 million grant from Kellogg Foundation

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi will get $2.4 million to subsidize summer programs for struggling readers and improve teachers’ reading instruction methods.

The three-year grant from the W.K. 381 more words


Grouping Students III: Pros and Cons of Pairwork

Having students work in pairs is a classical learning activity in the classroom. As with other activities in the classroom, working in pairs has pros and cons to it. 417 more words

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Grouping Students II: Pros and Cons of Individual Work

There are many different ways in which a teacher canĀ group their students. One option is to have the students work alone. This post will look at the pros and cons of having students work individually. 419 more words

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Stay Focused

Hearing your favorite piece of music play is a joy of recognition. The melody is familiar and brings back good memories. The sound is detected almost instantly. 474 more words

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