In Dave Burgess' book Teach Like a Pirate, Dave recommends using "hooks" to engage students more deeply in the lessons you teach. I want to share my top ten favorite hooks and invite our readers to comment and share their own favorite hook that they have...

A Tufts University study shows what most of us probably already know intuitively: that the brain (auditory cortex) responds differently to different types of sounds. The researchers found that sounds that carry more intense emotions (which vary based on culture, personal experience and many other...

The goal of TPRS Publishing is to give teachers the tools and techniques to teach so effectively that their students end up LOVING to read in the target language! We are continuing our series of quick, affordable webinars for teachers who would like a little...

[caption id="attachment_116" align="alignright" width="800"] photo: AntanO CC BY-SA 4.0[/caption] Last week I mentioned how much I love and recommend Dave Burgess' book Teach Like a Pirate. In his book, Dave recommends using "hooks" to engage students more deeply in the lessons you teach. I want to...