Games & Review

After college, I taught English online to Chinese students as part time work. From pre-k to high school, I was in front of my computer before dawn talking about prepositions to kids with a wide range of attitudes: some happy to be there, others beaten from a hard day at school only to be forced … Read more

The Secret Sauce Behind Learnatric

“A threshold concept can be considered as akin to a portal, opening up a new and previously inaccessible way of thinking about something. It represents a transformed way of understanding, or interpreting, or viewing something without which the learner cannot progress. As a consequence of comprehending a threshold concept there may thus be a transformed … Read more

Recess vs. Tutor

I worked as an apprentice teacher in fifth grade when I began teaching. In the first few weeks, it became apparent that a student, let’s call him Michael, was struggling to read and even felt shameful about the fact. He made it clear that recess was his favorite activity (and P.E. just after that) and … Read more