The Responsibility to Publish

While I am dazzled by the extraordinary qualities of teachers, I have not failed to notice a serious flaw, one which deprives communities, universities, and teaching organizations of the contributions teachers can and must make to the profession. You have a major responsibility to write about your philosophy, your theories, your techniques, and your successes. … Continue reading The Responsibility to Publish

Features of Successful Language Classes

From Howard B. Altman, What Is second language teaching? In J. E. Alatis, H. B. Altman, & P. M. Alatis (Eds.), The second language classroom. Oxford University Press, 1981. In the spring of 1961, a team of five foreign language teachers and specialists undertook a qualitative assessment of language teaching around the United States. ...Team … Continue reading Features of Successful Language Classes