Category Archives: support

¿Qué hora es? Paper plate clocks

Teaching the time is a trying task in any language; I’ve been comparing notes with my Y3 colleagues who have been battling through the time with their classes in Maths lessons as I’ve been working on it with Y5 in Spanish. And back in the day when I taught KS3 and 4 it was also […]

#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 […]

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 […]

Talkabout Primary MFL

Visit Talkabout Primary MFL A few months I became a member of Talkabout Primary MFL – and what a good decision that has proved to be! Set up by Jo Rhys-Jones ‘This is an interactive network for those teaching (or considering teaching) a foreign language in a Primary school; a place to share your worries/successes […]