Monthly Archives: March 2010

Vida Latina – Cross curricular ideas for the Primary Classroom

Here’s my second presentation from Vida Latina, offering ideas for making Spanish cross curricular. Included are ideas from my classroom and also links to other cross curricular ideas such as Mira Miró and Jumping through hoops. I sadly forgot to press record on my iRiver so there’s no audio this time I’m afraid. However, if […]

Vida Latina – What can eTwinning do for you? Experiences from WCPS

Here comes the first of my presentations from Vida Latina last week at Aston University. The conference was organised jointly by Links into Languages and the ALL Spanish Committee, and focussed on Latin America. AS part of the day, we had a session on International links – a double act between Liz Hitchcock of the […]

La araña pequeñita

Here’s a Voki I made yesterday in my session at the Primary Language Show, using a song I’d recorded for a non-Spanish speaker to use with her class. Sadly no spider avatar on Voki, but I did manage some rain….. Click here to comment on this Voki.Get a Voki now!

Coming soon….

I’m really aware that I have a backlog of posts awaiting publication. Over the next few days, I’ll be uploading presentations from Education Show Vida Latina Primary Language Show …and also reporting back from other sessions! The audio may take a little longer though…. It’s great to be busy – sorry if you feel I’m […]

Dans ma trousse..

Another example of the wonder of animation from Oscar Stringer. This clearly shows how animation can be used in the primary classroom to present and rehearse vocabulary as well as make ‘pop videos’ Find out more on Oscar’s blog. And if you’re going to the Primary Languages Show in Liverpool next Friday, you can catch […]


Still not had time to do that ‘proper blog post’ as I’ve spent the afternoon editing video of the tango demonstration and workshop we had yesterday at Vida Latina. Below are the two demonstrations by Loyd and Sandra from TangoInBrum. Did you know that tango is all improvised? I didn’t! You’ll also find a Slideshare […]