Friday, 25 January 2013

Catalonia: two languages... no problem!

Right now everyone argues about if we have a language problem in Catalonia. So occasionally we get to discuss whether or not we need special cinema laws to protect Catalan language, whether Catalan should be a requirement to work in universities or whether or not should have language immersion at schools.

But make no mistake; we do not have a language problem.

Cockroaches and Ladybugs: Catalonia: two languages... no problem!

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

School Camps and ESL

Cockroaches and Ladybugs: School Camps and ESL

School Camps have become, over time, an essential activity into the teaching and learning process of children...

We can improve English language (as a second or foreign language) in a free and secure environment just by preparing different games to fill the leisure moments.

Thursday, 10 January 2013

ICT in Education, Bloom’s revisited

Cockroaches and Ladybugs: ICT in Education, Bloom’s revisited: If I said that Bloom’s Taxonomy has been revisited, you may think that this is another point of view of this famous taxonomy and not worth spend a minute on it!

But it worths, believe me!

Thursday, 3 January 2013

Chaos Theory in Education?

Cockroaches and Ladybugs: Chaos Theory in Education?

A teacher friend of mine said categorically that " no a unit plan supports classroom life ". Teachers spend many hours and efforts to prepare, plan and program units, assessments and activities, in order to have a maximum control over the teaching and learning.

But, how many times it has happened that a so meticulously prepared unit plan has been ruined by tiny incidents that have nothing to do with school?