BILINGUAL EDUCATION TRAINING: WHO NEEDS CLIL ?

Once again I had the great pleasure to run a 3-day training course in Milan with Italian Primary teachers coming from different bilingual schools in the region as the main protagonists. I have to confess that it was a fantastic challenge for me to show some of the work I do as a Bilingual teacher … 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 TEACHMEET_2012 EXPERIENCE

Teachmeet is a well organised informal meeting for teachers to share good practice, personal insights and projects in teaching  with technology .  So the main objective is to take all these ideas and use them in class or schools straight away. Teachmeet  London 2012 was held at BETT. As I was already attending BETT  I registered online for … 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

TEACHING WITH INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARDS

I have recently attended a training course run by Cambridge university, MECD & British Council in Alcalá de Henares, Spain and sponsored by Hitachi about using interactive whiteboards to enhance a more dynamic way of teaching and learning in this new century. I have used myself one of these interactive whiteboards for the last two … Continue reading