Value the unexpected

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Let me just start by saying that this isn’t a failure post like I promised – however, some small degree of personal disaster was involved, so I hope that will do for now.

I’ve been watching some of the IATEFL tweets and happened upon this one by the lovely and fast-tweeting Sandy Millin on “preparing for spontanaeity” from a talk by Adrian Underhill and Alan Maley (you can read a great summary of the whole talk here):

Although I was reading this out of context – and there is a slide that follows on as well – this immediately struck me as pretty good advice, not just for teachers, but for anyone. It seems to me to be essentially a lesson in…

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About sherin276

A born again believer, I believe Christ and His love is immeasurable. I believe quite naively that black & white are still possible. I work as a primary teacher and enjoy dealing with innocent hearts. I moon around on whats wrong with the world and still wish to change it. A hard core dreamer, I love reading, travelling, singing, listening to music and eating street food!

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