Just a few weeks ago, we received our 1st ESO students at school and, as always, we realised that there is a wide range of English levels in each class. On the one hand, there are the boys and girls who like English and are really good at it and, on the other, there are those who do not care much about a foreign language and, therefore, find it hard to keep up with the normal rhythm of the class.
What can be done to cater for such a great diversity of learning paces? This is something teachers find hard to cope with, especially when the ratio is constantly increasing and less and less resources are invested in education.
There is also an issue which is increasingly being debated in schools, which is the use of smart phones. While all teachers seem to agree with the fact of using mobile phones for learning purposes, only a minority of them make students use them in class. There are teachers who ar...
Last June our Interactive Facebook Wall was presented in "Fem i Compartim" as an example of best teaching practices. This school year 2016-17, we start with the same practice being published in a collaborative blog "Palabras Azules". This has been my first contribution.
New ideas are coming to life and you will be able to follow them all in this blog and site.