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Activity and Knowledge – Why do we have the problem of “applying knowledge”?

“In pedagogy, there is a troubling and (when you think about it) strange problem that is usually described as the problem of “the practical application of knowledge to life.” And it is in fact true that the graduate from school … Continue reading

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Gesture in Modern Language Teaching and Learning

Have we as language teachers ignored the role of movement, especially movement of the hands? What is the role of gesture in language acquisition? How are teachers using gestures? Please follow this link to read: Gesture in Modern Language Teaching … Continue reading

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Cuisenaire Rods and Teaching Concepts

Ask yourself these questions: What does an on look like? What does a beside look like? What does an above look like? What does an under look like? Why are these sentences so jarring? These four words are well known … Continue reading

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