Monthly Archives: April 2013

TeachMeet International – Games to learn

I’ve just finished presenting at TeachMeet International, an online Teachmeet bringing together educators from across the world. Unfortunately the meeting was blighted by technical issues but we managed to get around them in various ways in order to share our ideas and experiences. My presentation was on using games in language learning. I talked about […]

See Castellers de Vilafranca in London 19-21st April 2013

I will never ever forget my visit to Cal Figarot, HQ of Els Castellers de Vilafranca. An overwhelming evening of fun, fear and awe that left me quite emotional as we watched – and participated in a small way – in a rehearsal of this very special group of ‘human tower builders’. (Sadly the photographs […]

#EDUtalk 3-4-13 – Lisa Stevens

Last Wednesday I was invited to be the guest on Radio Edutalk. EDUtalk is organised by David Noble (@parslad) and John Johnston (@johnjohnston) and encourages people to talk about education, using mobile and web technologies. I was really honoured to be asked and enjoyed the talking about my experiences and thoughts on education.  We talked about my […]

Calling all young language learners!

  If you teach children aged between 6 and 11, why not encourage them to enter the bSmall Little Linguist competition. As the bSmall website explains; We would like you to write and illustrate a short story in a foreign language on any subject you like. We will pick two winners from the entries and […]

¡Hola otra vez!

¡Vámonos! is back up and running, thanks to the hard work of Sinclair MacKenzie who is a complete star. ¡Muchísimas gracias! All is not quite as it was at the moment but things are mostly back to normal. If you want to find out more about me, find out what Lisibo Ltd. is all about or […]

Los egipcios

Reading Los mellizos del tiempo got me thinking about integrating language learning in the Primary curriculum. As I mentioned in my previous post, it links so well with the ‘topic’ of Egyptians, or under the ‘learning journey’ of Treasure taken in Year 4 at WCPS. So I had a bit of a look around and came up with […]