Wednesday, September 29, 2010

It’s Not Just a Game

Research shows that the organization of information into categories aids memorization.We tend to teach categorized vocabulary and Stop the Bus is an example of an activity I often use to revise such vocabulary.

What methods do you use to encourage students to categorise vocabulary?

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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Cultural Competence Check

How culturally competent are you? I suppose that my competence is limited to the cultures I’ve come into contact with teaching in KL. I found a quiz that excludes most of those cultures and is perhaps geared towards the current immigrant cultures found in the US. Think you’re competent? Click here to try the quiz then download the answers and check yours.

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