Skateboarding and Engaging Teaching
I read an interesting article recently titled “Making English Classrooms Happier Places to Learn.” in which the writer, Lynn Langer Meeks, discusses some approaches that can make learning engaging: immersion, demonstration, expectation, responsibility, approximation, use, and response. The writer uses this model to reflect on her observation of skateboarders learning with peers,...
Finding Change in Hong Kong Education - A... →
Here the researchers describe teaching writing to EFL students using a genre approach. The school is a low-banded school in the New Territories in Hong Kong.
Finding Change in Hong Kong Education - "Changing... →
I’m looking for literature that documents pedagogical change in Hong Kong schools; changes to teaching, learning, and the relationships with knowledge. I’m trying to see how others in the past have negotiated, advocated, and struggled for “critical” change. Here’s an account of trying to use a model for critical literacy in a secondary school.
Educated to Death: Rules for Radical #Teachers:... →
educatedtodeath: #education #activism Teach excellently, not to the test. If you’re teaching, then students are learning. When you teach, and then share your practice with the world you are building a case for real teaching. Testing aside, you must show the world what good teaching looks like. That’s why,…
grgdhiraj: Hip Hop Genius: Remixing High School Education http://hiphopgenius.org/
ethnography serves at once to make the familiar strange and the strange familiar– John Comaroff & Jean Comaroff (via lucjanlocke)