Teaching without Words: A Must See Ted Talk ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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“What did you think about when you first read Teaching without Words ? Probably a voice inside you shouted out-loud : No way, this can’t be possible! Well this is what mine did. I too was taken aback by the weirdness of this question because for me teaching always equals talking, communication using both oral,visual and written code. Words are the primary tools we use to convey meanings , of course there are non verbal tools as well but particularly in formal educational settings like schools and classrooms, words take the lion share of our language. Can you imagine yourself delivering a lesson with no words in it ? will it work? Well Peterson has an answer.” …

Louise Robinson-Lay‘s insight:

Fascinating. Sometimes there is way too much teacher talk and not enough learning. This is one attempt to find a solution.

See on www.educatorstechnology.com

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Author: loremipsem

I am Head of Teaching and Learning and teach English at an independent School in Melbourne. I am passionate about using technology as a learning tool and I love reading and literature and language.

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