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Book Group Day

While this is not really an EdTech lesson, I thought that I would share this lesson here nonetheless. I have always been a firm believer in the power of Extensive Reading (ER). At our university we have an ER program integrated into our curriculum. More accurately, it is an SSR (Sustained Silent Reading) program, and […]

Working on the bus

I am polishing up one of my presentations for JALT-CALL this weekend while traversing the Chugoku mountains by bus. – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone

Does speaking English make people happier?

I just came across an interesting site with a “Happiness Map” of the world, and it seems that most of the English speaking countries rank highest. It also seems that both Africa and the old U.S.S.R region have some rather depressing languages… Certainly, I do not think that the language we use defines our mental […]

It’s All About the Discussion

As I sit here writing a paper about augmenting textbook-based courses using Moodle, I took a quick break to sift through Google Reader and came across this graphic. It fit right in with what I was writing about, and I couldn’t have said it better. Source: Indexed (Take the time to peruse this site. There […]