Are You in Your Element?


The idea I had before writing this post came from an upper-intermediate class I taught while I was living in Beirut, Lebanon.  I wanted students to think "outside the box" not only in class but also in life.  Helping our students think creatively is not an impossible task but it can be a challenge. There was a lesson entitled "Eureka" which means, "I have found it!" in Greek.  Students were asked to read an article and think about how a simple illusion can transform the way we think to go beyond the limits we have set for ourselves.  Everyone has 'physical [...]