Daily Archives: February 23, 2011

Conceive, Believe, Achieve #CCK11 #ELTchat

A teacher who is attempting to teach, without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn, is hammering on a cold iron. ~ Horace Mann I obtained the quote above from Saeed Mubarak, who is from Saudi Arabia. Saeed is … Continue reading

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Connectivism and English Language Teaching: Why Do We Connect? #CCK11 #ELTchat

Connectivism has been called, “A Learning Theory for the Digital Age” (Siemens, 2005). http://bit.ly/gFo2Y5 In this post, I aim to share what I have learned about connectivism, and what it means for English Language Teaching, in my view. What I … Continue reading

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Punctuation Puzzle Practice: PPP #ELTchat #CCK11

Here is a punctuation puzzle for your students (and mine). 1. Have your students listen to Louis Armstrong sing, “What A Wonderful World”. 2. Pass out the lyrics to the song, with punctuation missing. 3. Before listening: Students place punctuation … Continue reading

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