Too many voices

Lots and lots of people are going to workshops and conferences and starting to do TPRS or to try to teach with comprehended input. And that’s great. And those same people are out on the internet, looking for more information. More things to do in the classroom. More...

CPR

Everything else is TPRS-minus, folks. Sorry, but it is. Every other sort of activity you can come up with is TPRS minus something. And most of them have been done to death back in the days before CI teaching. Just saying you are using fewer words when doing them...

What is circling, really?

Bob buys a green car. Does Bob buy a green car? (Yes). Yes, Bob buys a green car. Does Bob buy a horse? (No) That’s right, Bob doesn’t buy a horse. He buys a green car. Does Bob buy or rent a green car? (Buys) Yes, he buys a green car. He doesn’t...

The danger of activities

The “TPRS/CI” lists and groups these days are filled with suggestions about activities. Activities you can do with no preparation. Activities you can do to teach this or that. All kinds of activities. But activities are good, aren’t they? Maybe. IMO,...