Do Students Learn What We Teach?

Do Students Learn What We Teach?

How do we know that what we teach is what our students are learning?

In his book, ‘Why Students Don’t Like School’, cognitive psychologist Daniel Willingham makes the point that what we think about is what we remember – so we have to do our best to ensure our learners actually think deeply about what we want them to learn.

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The Learning Styles Myth

The Learning Styles Myth

Six years ago, I was delivering learning styles training sessions to colleagues, until one day I found out that they don’t exist.

I felt like a complete moron.

I still see teachers, managers, schools and content writers promoting learning styles. I hope the info here will help you better understand them, what they are and why they’re not a valid educational theory.

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Should Every TEFL Teacher be a Language Student?

Should Every TEFL Teacher be a Language Student?

Does it strike you as strange that as language teachers, we teach something that many of us have never done? I’m talking about learning second language to a high level.

For those of us that have learned or are learning a language to a reasonable level, we can empathise with our students and help them to a greater degree.

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