FLIP YOUR CLASSROOM

Before we go on a fully deserved summer break, please, let me share with you a couple ideas that you might find useful if...
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TOOLS useful for PBL lessons.

PADLET Created with Padlet PADLET is a fantastic and  extremely simple tool that I have been using for several of years with all classes...

PLANNING PBL LESSONS

STEP 1 – Finding AUTHENTIC or SEMI-AUTHENTIC contexts for my students. I investigated the NC4 ESOL for Employability context. Examples in a mindmap here....
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BEING BILINGUAL

Daniel Lobo via Compfight What are the benefits of being bilingual – watch an excellent video.
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LEARNING TO FAIL

IF YOU’VE NEVER FAILED, YOU’VE NEVER TRIED ANYTHING NEW IN YOUR LIFE. DO NOT GIVE UP. Help your mind to become a GROWTH MIND...
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SCAFFOLDING

Les Chatfield via Compfight Les Chatfield via Compfight Learning to fail and  how to accept a mistake, learning from a mistake not to make...
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PAPERLESS CLASSROOM

Going paperless – a dream or a real possibility? I am currently using Planbook and Box for communication and storage. I have my Blog...

DIVERGENT THINKING

What is DIVERGENT thinking? Leo Reynolds via Compfight How many uses of a barrel, paper clip, umbrella can you think of? Watch a video...
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EASEL.LY – an excellent tool for creating VISUALS such as infographics or posters.

I was researching for a good tool for creating visuals and, although there are loads of nice programs available, they are either paid or...
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WHAT IS PROJECT BASED LEARNING

So what is a PROJECT BASED LEARNING? According to The Glossary of educational reform, it refers to “any programmatic or instructional approach that utilizes...