A network for all who teach languages to children
For anyone teaching languages in a Primary school; a place to share worries, successes & resources with supportive colleagues.
Started by Joel Josephson in Topical ideas and resources on Sunday.
Started by Joel Josephson in Topical ideas and resources Apr 5.
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Does anyone know if a date for the next conference has been set? I know this seems super-keen and organised but I missed it last year due to other commitments so want to get the date in my diary early!!
Posted by Marnie Seymour on May 21, 2013 at 22:08
Have just finished adapting the Eric Carle book - think it's "The Mixed Up Chamaleon" in English! Have simplified the text to make it easier. Am going to use it to introduce some animals. Hope it's useful to someone.El camaleon powerpoint
I've just written a very long post on my website about making links between Spanish learning and the Egyptians, a popular theme/topic in primary schools.
I won't copy it all here - click the image on the left to take you there and feel free to leave comments!
However, below is an extract!
I teach Year 1, and have recently set up a link with a school in Wales. Obviously I want for my Language Teaching and the childrens' learning to be "meaningful" however, I cannot speak any Welsh and can't seem to find any suitable, preferably free interactive resources. I am hoping to teach basic greetings, numbers and a few songs that we can share in a video conference.
I am very much a French/Spanish person so this is a whole new ball game for…Continue
We are having a snow day today - so for teachers and children who may find themselves in similar situations perhaps you might want to consider some of the following?
There is an abundance of online sites that any child with Internet access can use from home, so here are some of my favourites - please do…
These Comenius courses, targeted at teachers of modern languages, aim to promote:
a) effective use of Interactive Whiteboards
b) oral competences using ICT & WEB 2.0 applications, respectively.
Find more info here: …Continue
Posted by Ton Koenraad on December 27, 2012 at 21:00
Not easy to get time off for a conf these days, but BLEN may well be worth it. Not for profit, and a lot of practising teachers, including the estimable John Connor, Joe Dale with the latest on ipads, St Paul's School, Brighton on setting up bilingual education without a pot of money, assessment based on Devon's excellent and manageable system, and some thoughts from me on the new draft NC, which should be published by then. Here is the poster:…Continue
Posted by Emilia Quaranta on November 27, 2012 at 9:10