Manchester United stars – Spanish

You can read an interesting article wrote by Chris Morris published in the Sale and Altrincham advertiser Newspaper on the 13th of March. If you are a Manchester supporter you probably know that the Goalkeeper David de Gea and the striker Javier Hernandez are Spanish speakers. David is from Madrid and Javier is from Mexico. They went to Broadoak secondary […]

Educational problems in South Africa

No hope for teachers in a Primary School. Great headline to read in a newspaper of a developing country. Another more amazing fact from this article, which says that repeated studies show that the majority of primary school teachers are not even able to do fractions. There are not fractions found in calculus, normal everyday fractions. I think South Africa […]

Nepal School using a bilingual whiteboard

A bilingual whiteboard has been used in the Ullens School in Kathmandu. This is my opinion about a very interesting article I have read that it was recently wrote by Helen Swire. She is talking about how to adapt interactive materials to teach Nepali and English simultaneously. She is first giving a background about the Ullens School in Kathmandu. Apparently […]

Michael Gove proposes teaching foreign languages from age five

It is a great article and discussion forum this morning in the The guardian The education secretary says during the conference interview: “Thttp://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2011/sep/30/michael-gove-teaching-languages-conference?commentpage=all#start-of-commentshere is a slam-dunk case for extending foreign languages, and we just need to speak louder in English. It is literally the case that learning languages makes you smarter. The neural networks in the brain strengthen as a […]