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Discipline! Neither formula nor even magic

This anecdote happened to me in the last days when I was teaching in secondary school. It was in my Spanish class in a very inadequate place where I was working: a classroom made of woods, cartons and plastic with … Continue reading

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Clothing and its usage (An exercise with a thinking taxonomy)

On the goal of identifying clothes and the situations they are used, student could practice with this: Remember: Describe what clothes are used in: At school, in sports, in a festivity or family party, in a formal job. Understand: Offer … Continue reading

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Thinking of cognitive skills (Bloom’s Taxonomy)

Bloom himself recognized that the taxonomy was being “unexpectedly” used by countless groups never considered an audience for the original publication. Forehand, M. (2005). Bloom’s taxonomy: Original and revised… I We live in a world where everything is in hierarchical … Continue reading

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Observing TEFL class and my reflections

My variation on the Venn Diagrams I was sort of complicated to put my ideas into circles, so, I turned them into a three column squared graphic where the middle section represents the intersection or the things I would surely … Continue reading

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Three short and nice songs to use in class

With these three themes the goal is to sing (speak), I used them in my three grades in secondary school and, sometimes I could dug into meanings and vocabulary… but this is not necessary to do… just make your students … Continue reading

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My voicethread first experience!

Let’s talk about places to visit… I am exploring new tools to work as a teacher and I found Voicethread a nice one! Check it out and comment about your favorite places! Places you like! And this is the rubric … Continue reading

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How to promote Vocabulary learning: A linguistically enriched room

After my last post related to that topic I was still thinking about the possibilities (theoretically) and my own experiences and many choices came to my mind. However, I felt more attracted in discussing about the context itself than explaining … Continue reading

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