My flipping class!

Yeah yeah, yet another teacher jumping on the bandwagon. Well, not quite. Perhaps I should explain myself better: The Flipped Classroom is a bit of a buzzword at the moment (though Bergmann and Sams seem to prefer the term “Mastery Learning” – and I have to agree with them on that!). I’m not going to… Read More My flipping class!

Research in class – doing and using it to improve your teaching

#eltchat Wednesday March 20th 2013 http://eltchat.pbworks.com/w/page/64698392/Research%20in%20Class%20-%20Doing%20it%20and%20Using%20it%20to%20Improve%20your%20Teaching Unfortunately I only made it to the second half of the chat on Wednesday evening so the first half will be purely an interpretation of what I read in the transcript. The second half will no doubt have some more opinionated text as I myself got involved in the… Read More Research in class – doing and using it to improve your teaching

Spleen!

Many years ago I read the “Pensées” from Pascal. I know many of my peers didn’t actually read it cover to cover (as we were instructed to do by our professor) but I did. Much of what he wrote hit a nerve and still today I occasionally find myself in ‘cynical’ mode and thinking back… Read More Spleen!