Read this article and be prepared to discuss it with your English teacher
mindset and skills
by the book
keeps people relevant
final judge and jury
According to the text, what is the traditional way of learning?
What is the new way?
Tell me about a time that you learned by the book.
Did you succeed? Were you happy with the results?
Tell me a time when you succeeded at a task, thinking outside the box?
What task was it? What process did you go through in order to get a good result? Was it more or less successful than when you followed the rules?
What innovation do you bring to your job or your family?
Where did you learn most of your job skills?
Have you done any other kind of on-line learning?
Do you like interactive on-line learning or static on-line learning?
How often do you have to "think on your feet" in your job?
What kinds of problems do you have to solve in this manner?
Do you trust this type of thinking?
How do you feel about speaking out in front of a group?
Are you afraid of making mistakes? in public? in private?
Who do you learn best from, a friend, a teacher, a parent?
Lesson plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English teacher