Getting Them To Learn

I wrote a comment today to Toni but wanted to put it, and another one, here in blog form so they can be referenced later instead of being scrolled out:
A thought that I am releasing these days is that I have to get my students to learn. With my Krashen-based approach, my students learn naturally, effortlessly. It is no longer something I need to angst about. When I go slowly and circle and point and pause and personalize and enforce my rules, it all flows naturally – it all works out. That’s a nice relief, after feeling every day for so long that I had to get them to learn.



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