Tags with "Buckminster-Fuller"

The Principle of Minimalism in ELT

Tension is a necessary factor in achievement. If something is too easy then people don’t try as hard and if something is too difficult then people give up. That’s why being a teacher involves challenging students with content and concepts that are only slightly beyond their grasp.

The Art in Teaching

In Scott Thornbury’s blog the other week there arose, as usual, quite a lengthy discussion in the comments section, in which Rob Haines wrote this interesting remark.