Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto, co-author of OUP’s best selling Let’s Go series, has penned a must-read post on the OUP ELT Global Blog called Teach Less to Help Young Students Learn More.
“Teachers are often pressured to teach more – more vocabulary, more grammar, more content – to satisfy parents and administrators. Moving through a coursebook quickly becomes the measure of success… [However] the measure of a successful lesson isn’t how much you teach; it’s how much students can do with the language they’ve learned.”
Sound familiar? Read more of Barbara’s wonderful piece here.