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Default Re: Bring culture into the classroom through the top down teaching approach

Content counts.
You captured their interest, and they found a way to learn the grammar to join the discussion. While your title surprised me, your actual classroom technique - which sounds like full immersion in the target language - illuminates the power of ideas. Students want to share their experiences, insights, and beliefs in our English classrooms. We need to give them a chance to do so.
Thanks for sharing that poignant story.


"Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity."
Aristotle, 4th Century BCE, Greek philosopher

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