Posts Tagged With: mediation

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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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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1st week

So. The first teaching week is moving slowly to its end and, I should say I was very happy to be back to regular teaching after a very long period of summer holidays. The students finally Continue reading

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First synchronous lesson

 

Today we had our first synchronous lesson via Vyew. Most of us were comfortably sitting at our home computers with a cup of tea, just Oleg was at work. Continue reading

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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:

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: Continue reading

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What is a synchronous lesson?

Синхронный урок – это когда, открыв VC, Вы разговаривайте с учителем, делаете задания и сразу же их обсуждаете, т. е. все практически так же как и на обычном уроке, с неформальным общением и разбором “сложностей” английского языка. Синхронный урок – это необязательная часть обучения, но Continue reading

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