Posts Tagged: Language

Paying Attention, Not Glazing Over: The Power of Genuine Human Presence

In response to a piece extolling the possible virtues of new technology for precipitating an educational revolution, I wrote a piece on HuffPost Tech reflecting on my own practice as a teacher, and how I feel technology should function in the classroom. It’s the kind of conversation (one of so so many) I wish I

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“It’s, like,…” | Fluid Opinion | Life as Metaphor

For anyone who’s watched any US television show starring anyone under the age of 25, or stepped inside a school, or just has, like kids, they’ll know that as a teacher the word I hear most often is, like, “like.” I’ve tried banning it in my lessons, but to no avail. One child today was

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