I had a motorcycle when I was younger. I had it long enough to know that - no blame - cars were not trained in SEEING motorcycles, esp. at intersections. I sold it after too many close calls.
…we, as teachers, need to know how and where to direct Tanisha so that her voice is given value….
This is the task, indeed! First, we have to know how to teach the class so that Tanisha is included and
When we create small ten-minute pockets during class for the kids to read whatever they want, called Free Voluntary Reading as per Krashen, we are putting far too much emphasis on that kind of reading. Why?
Because the research wasn't done
I got this question:
Ben - I understood that you don't think it is a good idea to give extended readings to students at the very beginning (novice low, 1). Can you explain further the reasons why?
The reason, and
APCI stands for Activity Pack Comprehensible Input instruction. It’s the application of CI to worksheets to learn lists of words. That’s what’s happened to the CI movement.
We need a revolution. TPRS has failed, gone off the rails, gone splat.
People who embrace the Star - a fine example of NTCI - can't believe how much it makes their jobs easier. They say, once they have studied and implemented it, "This aligns perfectly with the Communication Standard and the research,
As we crawl under the barbed wire of Covid, keeping ourselves going, knowing we'll make it, even - in an odd way - thanking Trump for how his darkness has galvanized us in growing sisterly and brotherly love, I have
Hello, I am your grade book and I wanted to congratulate you on another year in service to me. Oh, I know, I know. You thought you were working on behalf of the kids. Hah, hah! That’s funny! We all know that