A teacher I am coaching sent this series of messages the other day: Hi Bryce, Today I had a student that rushed in the room and did not say the password. Has this ever happened to you? I was standing at my door and she just walked in without saying it. [...]
Here's another quote from my new reading seminar. See a seminar description and find out how to register here. Hope to see you there. See the rest of of the insightful and stimulating reading quotes in this series here.
(A 5-minute read) This lesson may be easier to read and print out in another format. You can find it in a PDF here: QUESTION-DRIVEN GRAMMAR IN SPECIAL PERSON INTERVIEWS The teacher has great power to control student interviews, just by the nature of the questions directed at the student. [...]
I will be presenting seminars for the Bureau of Education and Research (www.ber.org) starting in December. BER is the leading provider of professional development and PD training resources for educators in North America. You have undoubtedly seen their maroon colored brochures for other excellent seminars in your school mail box [...]
The next post in this series (#3/9), The Acquisition/Learning Hypothesis, is found here. MANIAC M: The Monitor Hypothesis "Knowing grammar rules can help students to monitor their speech and correct themselves." The first of Krashen's hypotheses we will discuss here is the monitor. This is for two reasons. First, every [...]
Connie Navarro visited my classroom on March 8, 2018. Her observations are particularly valuable because she has so much experience observing CI teachers. Connie has been a Peer Observer in the Denver Public Schools for the last five years and is the president of the Colorado Congress of Foreign [...]