Back in 2004, I talked about algorithms for optimal vocabulary ordering.
Then in 2006, I talked about using this and other techniques in teaching New Testament Greek (which I’ve resumed doing with this method, btw).
Earlier this year at BibleTech:2008 I briefly touched on my graded reader approach. It generated a lot of interest so I decided to record a separate presentation at home this weekend, explaining some of the ideas behind the graded reader.
After multiple failed attempts to upload it to Google Video, it’s now on YouTube and embedded below. Sound was recorded and mixed in Logic Pro and then synchronized with a presentation in Keynote and output as Quicktime.
Running time is just shy of 9 minutes.
UPDATE 2008-03-22: Now see Graded Reader Discussion and Code
originally published on jtauber.com