In the last post we suggested that there have been waves of language teachers since about 1970. The first were the traditionalists. ‘Nuff said.
The second were the Blaine Ray disciples who came in with real force in the early 2000s. Unfortunately, they sold out and Krashen and Blaine let them.
So now, their potential to really impact our profession lies in tattered pieces on the floor of what has become a powerful new internet CI marketplace, led by people who “kind of” grasp the depth and breadth of the research, but not really.