OODA loops in EFL teaching: a lesson plan about gaslighting

read the article in La tercera here https://www.latercera.com/paula/que-es-el-gaslighting-el-abuso-que-radica-en-hacerte-sentir-loca/

Justification and teacher note: “Gaslighting”. How many times have you heard that term in the last year?  A quick trip to the Google Ngram viewer reveals that the term ‘gaslighting’ has been used more often in the last 6 years than in the entire time that the word has existed.  Over 500% more recently than… Continue reading OODA loops in EFL teaching: a lesson plan about gaslighting

Pt 3. Being vs. Doing: Boyd, innovation and entropy

In Mexico, one of the political parties is called the Partido Revolucionario Institutional,(PRI) The party of institutional revolution.  One wonders how a political party can be both revolutionary and institutional, but that’s what the party calls itself.  Mario Vargas Llosa famously called the PRI government of Mexico a perfect dictatorship. And so, this ‘democratically’ elected… Continue reading Pt 3. Being vs. Doing: Boyd, innovation and entropy

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

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