Category Archives: Primary_language_show

PLS presentations now Slidecasts

A quick update on the presentations from the Primary Language Show in Liverpool. Last week I published my presentations Join El Carnaval de los Animales and You and Youtube via Slideshare, and embedded them on my blog with other resources from the talks. I recorded the sessions on my trusty ‘Toblerone’ aka my iRiver, and, […]

You and Youtube – PLS09

Here’s my presentation from my Saturday session at the Primary Languages Show in Liverpool entitled You and Youtube. The idea of the session was to give people ideas about how Youtube can be used in Primary Language Learning (PLL). We looked at alternatives to Youtube, how to use video clips if a site is blocked […]

Join El Carnaval de los Animales! – PLS09

I was very privileged to be invited to present this year at the Primary Languages Show in Liverpool, not once but twice! I promised at my two sessions that I would post my notes and resources on my blog for people to download and use. So here’s my first presentation. If you download it, the […]

Primary Languages Show – Liverpool

As I write, it’s Day 2 of the Primary Languages Show and I’m in a really interesting session by Louise Harty from Northumberland who is talking about Thinking skills in Fairytales and Fables – blog post to follow! I was asked to speak at the conference this year – I did my first presentation yesterday […]

Reporting back from PLS #6 – ¡Mira Miró!

The last session I attended on Friday at PLS was a really tough choice – so many I wanted to attend but I chose ¡Mira Miró!, ‘a West Sussex KS2 cross-curricular Spanish / Art project, developed by María Roberts (MFL advisor) and Jane Sedgewick (Art advisor) to escape subject silos.’ Maria introduced the project, designed […]

Reporting back from PLS #5 – Fly the world with Primary Languages Airways.

As I approached Conference room 1 on Friday, I couldn’t work out why there was a queue. Was I in the right place or had I taken a wrong turning and ended up by the toilets?All was soon revealed as ‘boarding packs’ were passed back and we were instructed to fill in our passports before […]