Category Archives: dance

Guernica – Speaking to mankind

I’ve been asked to share the following project to ensure that as many people as possible hear about it and have the opportunity to participate. I wish I was a teenager again as I think I’d have jumped at the chance!   GUERNICA: SPEAKING TO MANKIND “Guernica is to painting what Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is […]

Jugando en español – #DevonMFL

Last night was #DevonMFL Teachmeet. Despite being given warning, life took over and my contribution didn’t arrive in time for the night. However, rather than waste it, I decided to share it here! So, here is my hastily – but not hastily enough – prepared short presentation on using games to learn Spanish in and […]

Inspiration for Motivation – Top Tips for PLL

Here is the Slidecast of my second presentation from Brighton. Apologies for the audio cutting out before the end – no idea what happened there!  Perhaps the iRiver overheated! Apologies to @wizenedcrone for forgetting her real name – it’s Fiona Joyce!!! And the German site I mentioned was called GenkiGerman. Top tips for the Primary […]

Tango!

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 […]

Take Ten en español :o)

Great excitement last week when a parcel arrived from Devon, with a courtesy slip from Devon Education Services. Our copy of TAKE TEN EN ESPAÑOL has arrived! As you may recall, I was asked to help out along with some of the pupils at Whitehouse Common Primary School where I teach. The kids have been […]

Filming Take Ten en español :o)

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve spent my lunchtimes getting rather hot and bothered rehearsing three dance routines in Spanish with a group of Key Stage 2 pupils at WCPS in preparation for an excting challenge. Following on from the success of Take Ten en français,(see Jo Rhys-Jones’ blog post for more details) Devon […]