Motivation and Learning theories for SLA through Chomsky, Bandura, Vygotsky, Krashen, and Gardner
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Motivation and Learning theories for SLA through Chomsky, Bandura, Vygotsky, Krashen, and Gardner


    Analysis    This analysis aims to analyze, compare, and contrast the classical theoretical perspectives of intelligence, learning, and motivation proposed by Chomsky, Bandura, Vygotsky, and the modern theories of Krashen and Gardner under the scope of second language acquisition (SLA). Noam Chomsky Introduction Chomsky’s theory has influenced the theoretical perspective of the philosophers that will … Continue reading

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2014 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading

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Defining The Teacherpreneur: New Year, New Role


Originally posted on PDI Blog:
Teacherpreneur (noun): “Classroom experts who teach while also serving as teacher educators, policy researchers, community organizers and trustees of their profession.” (Berry, 2011) Several years back, the advent of the term “teacherpreneur” encouraged many teachers to take the reins on leadership roles in education. The call for teacherpreneurs stemmed from a long-time problem identified…