Think of your students as reluctant allies
Month: November 2021
OODA(L)s of Fun: Maneuver Warfare, Innovation, and the EFL Classroom Pt1
Like all good things for innovators, there really is no such thing as “simple”, only simple explanations for others to digest.
Improvise, Adapt, Overcome
It may seem cliche, this “Improvise, Adapt, Overcome” idea. It’s been a meme, it’s part of the Marine Corps. code, and I remember it from my Army days as Army 21 the ‘forward’ looking military philosophy circa 1985. It is where we are at the moment, and in that spirit, I present how I improvised,… Continue reading Improvise, Adapt, Overcome
You, too, can be creative!
Becoming More Creative Originally published to Linked-In February 2020 Wade Alley. Contact me at email@example.com Be creative! Think outside the box! Be different! Teachers and parents often exhort their kids to think and work creatively as if by magic creativity will flow. In my professional experience, administrators and coordinators from the top to the bottom have… Continue reading You, too, can be creative!
From Crisis To Opportunity
This post originally appeared on Linked In, March 2020 From Crisis to Opportunity: Online education and the chance to change how you teach forever. Last week my university went from the 19th century (or earlier) model of education to a deep into the 21st century unknown. Just like many other institutions we had to switch… Continue reading From Crisis To Opportunity
Not ready to go back
As Horace said, “pale Death visits with impartial foot the cottages of the poor and the palaces of the rich.” We have a COMMON EXPERIENCE, A COLLECTIVE MEMORY, a chance to embrace each other as equals…if we choose to.