Tagged: learning

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Second Language Learning Difficulties

Second Language Learning Difficulties Second Language learners face so many difficulties mainly because of the negative interference of the mother tongue and the cultural differences. Language transfer Language transfer designates the interference of the...

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How to deal with quiet students?

Quiet students It is heartbreaking to see that some language teachers favor confident, outspoken students and see with a critical eye students who prefer to sit back and be quiet. These teachers think that...

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PPP Approach according to Scott Thornburry

PPP Approach according to Scott Thornbury According to Scott Thornbury, the Presentation Practice Produce ( PPP) model to teaching has advantages and disadvantages.  Debating the pros and cons of a “presentation-practice-production” language teaching model,...

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Learning styles slideshow

Learning styles This is a slideshow by Chuck Hodges. According to Chuck Hodges: The purpose of this collection of slides is to provide a reference for individuals who want a quick glimpse into the...

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Can an old brain learn?

It is believed that old people lose some  brain agility to learn. Is it just a belief? Or is it a grounded fact that cannot be denied?  Here are two articles that try to...

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Scott Thornburry’s New Blog

A blog Worth Following Scott Thornburry’s New Blog Scott Thornburry has started a new blog. Unlike the A-Z of ELT blog in which he tried to revisit some entries related to his ELT “encyclopedia-dictionary of...

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Paulo Freire’s Critical Pedagogy

Paulo Freire Paulo Freire was a Brazilian educator and philosopher. He was an influential figure in theorizing about critical pedagogy. His influential work, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, lays out the fundamental principles of critical...

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Learning theories (video)

A brief overview of theoretical perspectives, learning theory, and instructional theory. The video covers: Learning Theories Behaviorism Cognitivism Constructivism Types of learning theories Descriptive theories Prescriptive theories

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The story of the brain

This video is about the brain one of the mysteries that is still to be unfolded by scientists. What makes the brain so special? So mysterious? Why is it reluctant to reveal the secret...