GAME-BASED LEARNING IN THE ENGLISH CLASSROOM

Playing games in a classroom  is something that many of us have been implementing for years or decades with surely outstanding results in terms of motivation and language acquisition. But, what about using Games as a learning method while teaching subjects such as History, Literacy or Arts in the English classroom? Actually the game I’m about … Continue reading

INSTILLING A LOVE FOR READING IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE- PART 1

Two weeks ago we had a very special visit at Rosales Del Canal Primary school. Ruth and Justin unloaded their van and displayed a wide range of English books in the school hall for two days. Classroom teachers took their students to see the book fair during the morning and afternoon sessions. Ruth and Justin … Continue reading

A LONDON GUIDE FOR KIDS: A PBL PROJECT IN THE BILINGUAL CLASSROOM

After presenting our History project on the great fire of London children showed great interest about the city which ended up leading to a final question, “Shall we go to London one day?”. That was the starting point for our new PBL project. “Maybe, but first we should find out and get information about what … Continue reading

CREATING FAIRYTALES: THE MARRIAGE OF TRADITION & INNOVATION

It’s never easy for teachers to fit together all the different parts of the teaching & learning process successfully. In my case, improving English Language competence ( especially  English as a Foreign language ) fostering creativity and collaboration as well as adding the technology has turned out to be a great challenge beyond my own … Continue reading

MY BETT_2012 EXPERIENCE

The BETT ( British educational training & technology) show is considered to be the world’s leading event in educational technology. During 4 days all sort of education professionals get together in search of the latest innovations, products & best practices  in learning and teaching using technology. London has been hosting this show over the last … Continue reading