March 27, 2012

Learning in a Hyperlinked World

2 quotes from John Holt to help you complete your task ’20 rules of the language classroom’
“The human animal is a learning animal; we like to learn; we are good at it; we don’t need to be shown how or made to do it. What kills the processes are the people interfering with it or trying to regulate it or control it”

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“The biggest enemy to learning is the talking teacher”.

August 28, 2010

Scott Thornbury on doing a Dogme lesson

3 years ago, in my DELTA days I did Experimental Practice lesson and wrote an assignment on Dogme principles and I was really delighted to watch this recently recorded video as a message from my past:
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5ZPlrMajDA]
Despite getting Destinction for that assignment, I think I was not able to give the rationale as clearly as Scott did it in this video: