I enjoyed your message Sue, so spontaneous, simple and true !!
I fully agree with you !
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "sue murray" <suemurray@...> wrote:
> I can't resist Rob's question - "Are there as many ways to learn
> there are ways to teach it?"
> far far far more ways to learn, surely?? Or ways of learning. A
> a mere pawn in the game. At least, that's how I see it:
> group, every individual, it's a question of learning to play the
game in a
> different way. I might 'know' the language, at least overall, in a
> 'standardised' way than many of the learners I work
> with, but unless and until I know the specific learners concerned,
> really 'teach' anyone anything. To my mind, learners inform
teaching in a
> way that teaching can never inform learners .....
> sorry if that's a bit too vague, or just too plain obvious, or
> missing the point, but without dredging up reams of ifs and buts
> detail and examples, it's the best way I can manage to put it!