I have a bunch of quotes from over the years that I never could get myself to throw away. I don’t even know where they came from now. So apologies for not citing the author – some of them sound just like Krashen. They are still worth reading. Here’s the first one, and if you can help me source these I would be grateful:
…as long as a kid can sit in a room and know that the only accountability he or she will ever have to show concerning what is being studied is in the form of some sort of test, he or she will not truly be active in the learning except to the extent that he or she will memorize what is needed to get the grade….
The Problem with CI
Jeffrey Sachs was asked what the difference between people in Norway and in the U.S. was. He responded that people in Norway are happy and