Whoosh! We had a great coaching session today. We started with the only Spanish teacher in the room, went to French, then Russian, Japanese and Chinese. We re-learned about going slowly, practiced a trick from Kristin–“every time I say Il y a, you say there is there are” — watched a couple of people use actors, and generally enjoyed learning some language! I am impressed the most by learning some Chinese. I think we should all do it, at least those of us who speak only Western languages. What a wonderful challenge.
Off the topic, take a look at this video that shares the main speaking points from a presentation by Sir Ken Robinson on creativity and education. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDZFcDGpL4U
I think it gives us yet another reason to use TPRS.