Category Archives: links into languages

Come to #ILILC5!

It’s now February so it’s time for the next instalment of the ICT Links into Languages Conference commonly known at #ILILC. Inexplicably pronounced like a symptom of chicken pox, it is the place to be for language teachers. With two days of seminars and workshops plus a Saturday evening Show and Tell, there’s plenty for […]

I want to break free – #ILILC3

My first presentation at ICT Links into Languages Conference aka ILILC3 was entitled I want to break free. The blurb promised – In I want to break free  we’ll be looking at ways to break away from ‘chalk and talk’ and involve learners, encouraging them to interact with and demonstrate their understanding as they learn using (mobile) […]

Breakout! #ililc3

Just like @msmfl, I’m so excited and just can’t hide it, so I’m going to BREAKOUT!  As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I’ll be in the UK in February to attend ILILC3 or to give its full name, the ICT Link into Language conference taking place at the University of Southampton on 9th and 10th […]

#LanguageWorld2011 – The narrative approach to language learning in Ks2 and KS3

The narrative approach to language learning in KS2 and KS3 Jo Cole Jane Humphris Linked Up project – to develop pupils’ linguistic independence and confidence in speaking, based on immersing kids in language Aims of project to enable project work to be firmly embedded in classroom realities to build on partners strengths and enthusiasms to address […]

Reflections on ICT Links into Languages conference.

I’m exhausted but I’m buzzing and can’t snooze until I’ve got some things off my chest! #ILILC was brilliant. People who actually teach (predominantly) sharing what they do in their classrooms – not airy fairy ideas from a golden age but what actually goes on in classrooms up and down the country. And what should […]

What can eTwinning do for you? #ililc

Travel around the world by Harpagornis on Flickr Here’s the presentation and notes from my second session at #ililc – What can eTwinning do for you? Again, sound will follow as soon as possible! What can etwinning do for you? notes What can eTwinning do for you? # ililc View more presentations from Lisa Stevens.

MFL Toondoos

Also as part of my presentation at ICT Links into Languages conference I’ll be mentioning ToonDoo so here are a few examples of how it’s been used in MFL. Mi Vida Loca Mi Vida Loca by william04 | Make your own at www.toondoo.com Comparisons on Mandarin Comparisons by familyguystewie | Make your own at www.toondoo.com […]

MFL Zoobursts

Today I’m presenting a session at ICT Links into Languages Conference in Southampton entitled Tell me a story. As part of the session, i’ll be showing delegates how to use Zooburst and have therefore been having a look at some of the books already on the site. Here are a few examples of how it’s […]

MFL Show and Tell

A not to be missed event fast approaching is the 3rd MFL Show and Tell. Following on from the inaugural event at the Isle of Wight conference 2008, and the second edition held in Coventry in November 2009 , José Picardo (he of the sexy Spanish accent and highly informative Box of Tricks) has volunteered […]

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 […]