Best advice in a while

The Chronicles of Higher Education published in May 27th a must-read advice. Alex Small writes in his article, In Defense of the Lecture, why he keeps on lecturing to his students and why we should keep on lecturing to our students. This advise is the best one I have read in a while and so true!  

The fun of doing a PhD

Smart people do a PhD, intelligent ones don’t. I have always wanted to do a PhD. Well, since I was nine. I remember the first time when my mother took me as her plus one to see a PhD defense. I remember how I was trying to recognize the words that I knew in English from the…

Bilingualism when the home language is the minority language

Yesterday I participated in a talk arranged by Growing up bilingual in Utrecht. Growing up bilingual is a group of people who provide scientifically-grounded information about bilingualism to parents and teachers or other interested parties. The talk was given by professor Silvina Montrul from the University of Illinois. She is a Professor of linguistics, Professor…

“An e-learning platform lets teachers focus on the creative part of teaching”

Already in this post I wrote that I’m reserved when it comes to online learning. In order to know what I was against I registered to one MOOC. My experience was all positive. Thus, I decided to tackle the other reservation that I have namely, online learning platforms or e-learning platforms. SOWISO is a start-up company…