This lesson was devoted to the design of inclusive activities. Prior to this session, we had to read some articles and visit some web pages about inclusive education, not only of gifted students as we dealt with the last session, but also of students with special needs such as ADHD students. Therefore, the beginning of… Continue reading 13th January 2017
What is “Content and Language Integrated learning” (CLIL)? In our opinion, CLIL is teaching English through other subjects, in order to learn not only English but also content of science, maths, literature, etc. CLIL is a dual-focused educational approach in which an additional language is used for the learning and teaching of both content and… Continue reading L6 CLIL: Act 1-7
This lesson was devoted to gifted students. Our teacher María brought a guest speaker called Mª Luz, a consultant at AVAST (Asociación Valenciana de Apoyo al Superdotado y Talentoso) and a teachers’ instructor in terms of how to teach to gifted students. The reason why she works in this field is because her son and… Continue reading 16th December 2016
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
Hello everyone! We are a group of six hard-working teacher trainees who feel they’re here for a reason. We want to make a difference. We want to be working and helping people … doing something meaningful. We all admire the teaching job because you’re interacting with young people and you have the chance to make… Continue reading Let us introduce ourselves…
09/12/2016 CEFR is the Common European Framework. It is an international standard for describing language ability. It is used around the woild to describe learner’s language skills. Aims CEFR serves the overall aim of the Council of Europe as defined in Recommendations R (82) 18 and R (98) 6 of the Committee of Ministers: ‘to… Continue reading L2. Activity 3.1: What is the CEFR?