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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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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

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Considerations and tips for teaching literacy

As we were preparing for the attention to diversity topic, we came up with the idea of teaching students who, for some reason, have low level of literacy. As we do not have enough time to deal with this in class, we did some research in order to find answers to the main questions and provide… Continue reading Considerations and tips for teaching literacy