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November 2010

I'm republishing this old blog entry - slightly edited - from 2007. Amazingly, the core ideas in it remain applicable today: My stretching of the silly putty that is TPRS has taken many forms over the years, as I’m sure is true

Doug sent this update on how things have been unfolding this year. His new coaching group in Orange County is, in my opinion, an example of how we need to proceed. Obviously, coaching groups at the building level are not going to happen

Jim Baird send this: Hey Ben,   I would like to tell you about one of my adult ESLstudents,  36 year old Juan Lopez.   In 1995 Juan immigrated from rural Guatemala to California. Reportedly, his English speaking skills were zip.  He went to work