How do seating arrangements affect learning/what is the best seating arrangement? The seating arrangements of a classroom have an effect on where students focus their attention. To use a non-teaching example imagine you are out on a date the traditional dinner and a movie. Which part of the date … Continue reading
At the moment I am getting ready for the start of a new course. One of the things I always tell my students on the first day of any course are my three golden rules. 1. Don’t panic. 2. Don’t die. 3. Don’t kill the teacher. While these three rules … Continue reading
I’m currently reading a very interesting book entitled Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior It’s full of great insights into the way we think and behave but it can also be highly disturbing from the point of view of an educator. One thing that is particularly disturbing is dubbed … Continue reading
Active listening So I am going to be giving my Active listening (moving beyond fill in the blanks ) presentation on Saturday May 6th In Daegu. Above is my interview about the topic. I Encourage everyone to come down and see it.
An interview I was asked to take part in at the national conference. Talking about comic books and their use in teaching.
Just back in from the Seoul national conference. I would like to thank everyone for the warm reception, and the support of my presentation. It was good to see so much interest in my presentation on comic books. Some very interesting questions were raised and some lively discussion of the … Continue reading
Hi all, I will be presenting at the Kotesol Seoul Conference on March 27th. I will be giving my Comics in the Classroom presentation at 11:45.