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L5 EGL Activity 1-5

In your opinion: What is “Intercultural Competence” (I.C.)? We think that Intercultural Competence is the ability to connect the knowledge and teaching to different cultures, in order to promote tolerance and respect to other cultures and harmonious coexistance. We believe that as a result of globalisation, it is crucial to include I.C. because cultural diversity… Continue reading L5 EGL Activity 1-5

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Multiple intelligences and education

Many foreign language teaching methods have emerged throughout history, most of them trying to ratify or reject the validity of the principles and tenets of the previous ones and providing new guidelines for language teaching. However, these methods will never work for all students even if they are the most innovative and engaging one. The… Continue reading Multiple intelligences and education

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Critical Thinking: Reevaluating the Education Model

The idea that the current education system might be failing to prepare pupils for the complexity of postmodern lives is not new. Neither is the idea that the competences that the education is prioritizing in our curriculums are not only obsolete but scarcely useful in our current context. It’s been almost 70 years since Martin… Continue reading Critical Thinking: Reevaluating the Education Model

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Conference: Teaching students with Down Syndrome

On Wednesday 14th of December we attended the V Conference Innovation in Philology and Communication Studies: Methodological and Research Applications. In this blog entry I am going to summarise the main points of a very interesting paper: Second Language Learning in Down Syndrome children by Laura Sicilia Polo, UCM.  This topic is of great interest since… Continue reading Conference: Teaching students with Down Syndrome