Teaching Reading skills from an early age

Teaching Reading skills from an early age Reading is daunting for everyone and it sure is a difficult skill to develop if it isn’t done properly. Researches now show that even babies could be taught to read or at least are responsive to letters in the same way as they...

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The protection of languages

The protection of languages: a right and a duty On a Paris-Toronto flight I recently had the opportunity to watch a documentary –or shall I say 6 short documentaries- about Canada and more specifically about Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation. Those six short...

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Teachers need to look after themselves

Teachers are always good at giving advice to students in terms of health and wellbeing. However how many of us do actually have healthy habits, how many of us do nurture their friendships and personal lives? If we want to perform well and bring our students what they...

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Teaching values in the classroom

I have been teaching languages for years and throughout my career as a teacher and teacher trainer I would say that teaching is not just about teaching your subject it is also about teaching values. It especially true when you teach languages, as you need to raise the...

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