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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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L3. Activity 2.3: English Varieties

16.12.16   What English varieties can you think of? American, Canadian, Caribbean (Including: Haiti, Guyanese or Jamaican), Irish, Scottish, Welsh, British, South African, Indian, Australian, and the varieties spoken in New Zeland and Hawai. Provide a brief account of the main differences between British and American English: Spelling: Words like color (from colour), honor (from honour), and labor… Continue reading L3. Activity 2.3: English Varieties

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Teaching English for Gifted Students

I have sometimes heard teachers talking about their fear of having gifted students in class, claiming that the majority of them has never been trained to help these students improve their abilities and get them to be motivated towards the different activities carried out in class. Nevertheless, there is no need to worry. Here you… Continue reading Teaching English for Gifted Students