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About theguideontheside

Are you looking for techniques to "flip the classroom"? Have you heard about Richard E. Clark's writings about the difference between fully guided instruction and Guided Experiential Learning? I also offer a free BIBPenpal training session to bring Skype and international students into your classes virtually. Contact me at and you can see videos at +1 954 646 8246

BIB Penpals workshop is now available

Introduction to BIB Penpals — help people improve their accents This workshop is available online or through a visit to your school. Free audio CDs and materials to support the volunteer work. Your students can earn volunteer hours by helping … Continue reading

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“Flip Your Classroom” and become a Guide on the Side

We’ve heard about the benefits of “differentiating the lessons” and “personalizing and individualizing” the classwork. We’ve heard about engaging the students.   There’s a delightful expression:  “Flip Your Classroom!”   A professor in North Carolina has popularized this concept.    … Continue reading

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Hello world! The Guide on the Side is ready…

Welcome to the WordPress blog for TheGuideOnTheSide. Contact:  +1 954 646 8246 Email: (you can use all small letters) Website: Free ebook:  (yes, download a free PDF)

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