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10 differences between French and British schools – Real life – Complete France

I found this recently which looks really useful for teaching some of the cultural aspects of MFL. Children always enjoy learning about what school is like in other countries. 10 differences between French and British schools – Real life – … Continue reading

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Top Ten Random Posts on Education

I’ve never written a round-up post before, but I’ve been blogging for a while and now seemed like a good time to take stock of which posts people have read the most and to reshare them. I’ve decided to group … Continue reading

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Tourette’s Syndrome

I’ve been interested in Special Needs education for a long time, but I’ve never really know much about Tourette’s. I stumbled across this article a few days ago and found it really interesting. Ten Minute Training- Tourette’s Syndrome!¬† – NEURODIVERSE … Continue reading

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Of Einstein and Fish

Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. This is a quotation, attributed to Albert Einstein, which is repeated over … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Teaching Children and Adults

I was once asked in an interview what I thought the difference was between teaching adults and teaching children. There is of course the obvious factor that adults are in a classroom because they want to be there and because, … Continue reading

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How I Started Out

It took me a long time to start out in teaching. When I first graduated with my joint honours degree in French and Spanish, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. The only thing I … Continue reading

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A is also for…Alliteration

This is when you have two or more words beginning with the same letter: The blue balloons burst with a bang! Sentences like this stand out in your writing and make your teacher think “Wow!” If possible, make the letter … Continue reading

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