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Contextualising your Learning with Holistic Experiences

I’ve heard mixed opinions on the usefulness of flashcards to learn vocabulary. Some people swear by them and some people think they are a pointless rote learning exercise that doesn’t teach you how to use and manipulate vocabulary. This got me thinking about context and holistic learning. Obviously, the aim of flashcards is to help… Continue reading Contextualising your Learning with Holistic Experiences

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Goal Setting

Goal Setting is something I started to write about on my Instagram earlier this week. I started learning Norwegian with the incredibly vague goal of “I want to be able to speak Norwegian”. But what does that really mean? We’ve all seen the SMART targets model where a goal should always be Specific, Measurable, Attainable,… Continue reading Goal Setting

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From Teacher to Student – Welcome to My Blog

Welcome to my blog. My name is Kathryn and I am a former school teacher. Leaving the stressful teaching profession and entering the world of educational research gave me more time to pursue my hobbies and passions- the biggest of these being learning Norwegian. I recently attended a Norwegian course in London and unfortunately, I… Continue reading From Teacher to Student – Welcome to My Blog