Mystery Quote 5 (also surely Krashen)

…by encouraging learners to focus on the words, the teacher activates their left hemispheres and deactivates their right ones. This is the most unfortunate, because the right hemisphere learns 1,600 times faster than the left one….
…so, does the very process of teaching language work against the learners learning the language? The answer is “yes”, if the process of teaching activates only the left hemisphere of the brain….



3 thoughts on “Mystery Quote 5 (also surely Krashen)”

  1. Please don’t mind my seemingly childlike ranting please. As I read this now, it seems I was a little too excited so early in the morning. Your selections for the blog are great, I couldn’t imagine it all being a better harnessing of and interpretation of the collective CI/TPRS community thought.
    Thank you for your work Ben.

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