Wednesday, 30 January 2008

Resources mentioned in yesterday's session

An interview with Robert Schank on active learning:

Access to the online version of MacMillan Magazine

Monday, 28 January 2008

Elizabeth Coelho

This month, from January 14 to 22, Professor Elizabeth Coelho (University of Toronto) gave a series of talks on the issue of teaching immigrant students in Canada.

Here you have several links to resources related to the work of this Canadian expert:

El mundo en nuestras aulas 1 (A pdf document with the text of the slides she used in the first sessions of her two-day talks in Barakaldo, Donostia and Gasteiz.
La enseñanza en los cuadrantes, a chart on activities more or less cognitively demanding.
Jakingarriak: Kulturartekotasuna eskolan. This journal published in May 2006 contains an article by E. Coelho, among other things.
Hik Hasi article.
Among other resources, she mentioned the following websites that collect and display stories in different languages created for or by children:
From this page you can also access a video talk on teaching English to newcomer students.

Friday, 11 January 2008

Classroom language

You can access several documents on classroom language recently included by Anglès 365 in their website.

Poetry Space

The British Council in Bilbao has organised a group for people interested in reading and talking about poetry. For more details, click on this link Poetry Space