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Jun
11
2017

LOOK RIGHT, KEEP LEFT for Conversation

You know how you get a new car, married, break your arm… and suddenly you notice how many people around you are driving that car, getting married, sporting casts…? It’s like that for me now about the real job of English teachers. Confirming conversations, published articles, innovative education programs… are popping up all over the place […] Read More

Jun
5
2017

LOOK RIGHT, KEEP LEFT – How to Learn a New Language

What is the least amount of information a learner needs in order to start authentically mastering a new skill? The answer is patterns. Teach learners the underlying patterns that are always true so they can real-world-practice their way to proficiency. It’s the patterns of any new behavior: driving a car, learning a language, playing an […] Read More

May
8
2017

The Future of Education Belongs to Unemployed Teachers

The education systems in native English speaking countries are badly in need of updating (Functional Literacy Rates) which they probably aren’t going to get. To make this real, if my university degree was in Computer Programming I could accept that the material I learned in my first year would be out of date by the […] Read More