On Sunday I posted the following image on Twitter with the comment I choose joy. I’ve pondered this post all week and finally found time to write it. It’s provoked by an increasing trend to point out all that is bad in life, and more specifically, education. Whilst I am quite aware that there are a […]
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There’s been a lot of ‘kerfuffle’ in the Press about the Stella McCartney designed team GB kit (below) However, as Spanish men’s football team are about to kick off at Hampden Park in the Olympic Games, I’ll be interested to see if they look comfortable and happy in what can only be described as the most […]
It seems that only Portugal and France agreed with me, and, as it was pointed out by @frogphilp on Twitter this morning, I’m not a country – yet – but I quite liked the Spanish entry for Eurovision. At least she sang in her own language!
Image from gcouros on Flickr This really struck a chord with me – I am definitely a glass half full type of person. I know that there have been times when I’ve stayed out of the staffroom, or have avoided certain members of staff as their negativity has dragged me down. And I can identify […]
What are your hopes for Primary Languages in 2011 and onwards? Would you like to make your voice heard by ‘important people’? By that I mean people who make policy and decide what the really important people ie the pupils get to experience at school. In response to the White Paper released last week which […]
A thought provoking video from José Picardo posing the question of the title, and reflecting on the changing needs of our students. Thanks to Jess for making me watch it again!
Fast forward is the (long awaited by many!) article published today in The TES magazine about ICT in MFL. Yojana Sharma interviewed lots of fellow MFL Tweeters a few months back, gathering our thoughts on the use and importance of ICT in language learning. She’s done a good job to condense all our thoughts as […]