Thanks to Vicky Cooke for sharing this lovely image this morning and the luxury of a train journey to London and back on which it write this post! Whilst Intercultural Understanding (ICU) is no longer an explicit section of the Languages Programme of Study, it opens with the following words: Learning a foreign language is a […]
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I’ve recently started a Pinterest of Spanish resources and came across some lovely maps as I was pinning. None of them would actually serve to guide your way so no good for directions really, but they sparked a few ideas! This map is a composite of a number of graphics used in an article on […]
A bonus post today as I’ve just had this great infographic brought to my attention by @HodderMFL and @jacksfeed I like how the names of the present deliverer from around the world are written on the map as well as information about certain countries. Click on the map and you can zoom in!
Just found this interesting infographic about the relationship between learning languages and your brain. The bottom section about the optimum age for your brain to be most efficient at language learning is a strong case for Primary Languages (hurrah!) but not such good news for my attempts to learn German (boo!). It doesn’t say you […]
One of the aspects of our Comenius Regio project that I have particularly enjoyed and that has given me great pleasure is the change in perceptions about being ‘foreign’ and by extension different. Although pupils at WCPS are bright, and have had some contact with children in Spain previously, many still thought that every town […]
Interesting how different colours mean different things according to culture. For example, no 16 – death – is represented by black in Western / American, Native American and Japanese or white in Hinduism and Chinese but silver in Muslim culture and green in South America. Would make quite a fun activity finding similarities and differences. […]
Really interesting infographic on developments in classroom technology. Courtesy of: OnlineSchools.com