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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”.

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What happens is what’s important

Some years ago, one of my beloved tutors introduced these Clarke’s (2003:40ff.) assertions to us. I thought I could share it with you: Continue reading

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Some thoughts and the 2nd week

I’d like to start this week’s entry with the notion, which regularly pops up in dogme group discussions: distinction between being prepared and being planned for the lesson. Checking other stuff in Edge (2002) Continue reading

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Exploring Myths and Legends of learning English

A year ago I wrote an article on the topic. To what extent do you agree? Where do you stand on it?

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