The burglar sketch

Man: Burglar!  Burglar! Woman: Yes? Man: Burglar, madam. Woman: What do you want? Man: I want to come in and steal a few things, madam. Woman: Are you an encyclopedia salesman? Man: No, madam, I’m a burglar.  I burgle people. Woman: I think you’re an encyclopedia salesman. Man: Oh, I’m not.  Open the door – […]

Running sessions on-line – LOL

Not just conference calls, it also applies to ESL / EFL sessions online too. All of these things have happened to us at some time or other. Some can’t be helped, but other problems just require a bit of discipline and a good moderator. Thanks to +Aladdin Pasha for sharing. 

Slow Learning – Sorry, but I don’t think it’s a goer

I attended an online presentation the other day given by Clark Quinn, who put forward “slow learning” as “an alternative and more preferable pedagogical approach in today’s world”. Quin says: “Our formal learning approaches too often don’t follow how our brains really work.” I agree with the premise that formal learning needs a kick up […]