What will learning look like when we all live to be over 100 years old?
Have you heard the song, Old Town Road, by Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X? It’s a mix of American Country and Hip Hop style. While native English speakers are generally used to country-style lyrics, they can be quite confusing for English learners. I’ve noticed that my English students really enjoy this song so […]
Originally posted on The FUTURE of Learning: (Photo credit: https://bit.ly/2KWPc5h) The wonderful new direction of learning today is all about troubleshooting as well as innovation. Together these two mindsets build incredible learners for the future. But the biggest issue for most teacher is ….how do you do this? Simple – get your students to solve…
Originally posted on The FUTURE of Learning: (Photo credit: https://bit.ly/2M0AnPG) Over the years I have noticed that there are predominantly two kinds of people: People who have an unlimited mindset People who give themselves limits To grasp the concept of an unlimited world view requires quite an amazing amount of openness on the part of…
Photo by Ryoji Iwata on Unsplash Firstly, it seems to me that anyone will be able to become anyone. The rules of power will shift because it won’t be about money and status anymore, it will be about the relationships we have with each other. Easy to say when someone else is sitting in a country right now […]
Originally posted on The FUTURE of Learning: (Photo credit: https://bit.ly/2LfTlST) Currently most people think in a linear fashion. This is simple e.g. 1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6… and so on. To graph this is simple, it looks just like a slowly increasing straight line. This kind of thinking tends…
Hi everyone, Just wanted to post a link to our new podcast we have created at ELIT Language Centre. It’s about teachers and students talking about the reality of learning English. (Great for IELTS listening too!) There will be new episodes tackling a different aspect of learning every week. It’s available on Spotify, Anchor, Google […]
by CoWomen on Unsplash Waw, such a nice topic, but nothing new. I remember when I was at teachers college it was all about positive reinforcement. Everything had to be done in a way that supported and encouraged children’s learning, so there’s nothing new on that front – well except for one important point. In the future there […]
First, read English Words that are often Confused #1 Today, I’m continuing with English Words that are often Confused: words starting with ‘C’. I couldn’t find any common confusing words starting with ‘B’, so let’s move on to ‘C’. Take note of prepositions (about, to, on, etc.) which often collate with the confusing words. Using the […]
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