Category Archives: asessment

En mi pueblo… (results)

As promised, here are some of the trioramas made by Y6 at WCPS on the subject of Mi pueblo. The pupils were very excited about making them and whilst one class did a better job than the other, there were some excellent examples created. Each classroom has a (static) Spanish display and I’ve added some of […]

#PracPed15 – Using technology to enhance Primary Language Learning

My session at the wonderful Practical Pedagogies conference centred around the use of technology to enhance Primary Language Learning. Key points I made included: technology is not  just for the pupils but also for the teacher; it is just one tool we have to use; it is not always the best tool for the job. I […]

AQA – Creative and motivational language learning in the primary classroom. Part 2

On Tuesday I was in sunny (yes, it was sunny!) Manchester, delivering my AQA course. Apart from the problems with the internet, I believe a good day was had by all – lunch was once more a highlight! Rather than repeat all the links, can I refer you to my last post where you will […]

Inspiring Creative Teaching in the MFL classroom.

Today I was part of an ICT and Creativity in MFL day run by Links into Languages West Midlands at Aston University. Below is my presentation about free tools that can be used to enhance language teaching and learning. Inspiring creative teaching View more presentations from Lisa Stevens.

Asset Languages – Birmingham Primary Languages Conference #5

After my post earlier in the week about assessment I was interested to attend the session on Asset Languages at the Birmingham Primary Languages Conference. I knew a little of Asset from previous presentations but I was interested to hear if there had been any changes since I had last been updated. John McNutt began […]

Primary Language learners in the news.

A couple of local news items about been brought to my attention by Google alerts, both related to young language learners. The Mirfield Reporter covered the story of a Year 4 class at Battyeford Primary School who learned a song in French, La Meteo, that they performed in assembly. Not just for fun, but also […]