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To Those Who Believe In Ideas

Contrary to what many think – it is not action, it is not money, it is not the vote which makes this world a better place. It is the interchange of ideas, the free flow of ideas. In light of the death of Aaron Schwartz,...

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The Art of Questioning….

{this is part of the “Captive Mind” series of blog posts – publishing online and de-commercializing thought.] ———— Teaching and the Art of  Questioning [Also see this post .   Download:   Teaching and the Art of questioning handouts] Developing the art of questioning can be...

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Co-Teaching: General Guidelines and Procedures

{this is part of the “Captive Mind” series of blog posts – publishing online and decommercializing thought.]    DOWNLOAD THIS Co-teaching: Benefits, Problems, Solutions “When one teaches, two learn” “I can’t say it works everywhere but it works for me and I wouldn’t have it any other...

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The “disabled” language learner

English Language Learners and Learning Disabilities   Considerations and Recommendations for Effective Remediation D. Deubelbeiss [see this post for more – here. / Also this post is a reply to this post- The Captive Mind] “If you talk to a man in a language he...

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The Captive Mind …..

I grew up on a farm, always outside, always with dirt under my finger nails and a pulse that mistrusted intellectuals. Pencil pushers we called them. This despite the fact I always had my head in a book when time would be so kind, this...

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The Teenaged Language Learner

  Teenage Second Language Learning Why they are different and why that matters [see  my workshop materials for teaching teens – here. / Also this post is a reply to this post- The Captive Mind] The best substitute for experience is being sixteen.    ...