Tag Archives: foreign languages

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 result of language learning.” We are not going to comment anymore just read yourself here: The guardian  

Flash Forward – school –

School News Friday 9th of April, 2010 www.tes.com A really interesting article from Yojana Sharma talking about the networking sites and some Web 2.0 technologies. Flash forward It’s 8pm on a Monday. Primary languages teacher Clare Seccombe logs on to her home computer to “attend” a Flashmeeting. More than a dozen teachers around the country are at the free video-conference, and another joins from Australia, to discuss how they use wikis -web pages that can be added to and edited by a class – to Read More +