Lesson idea: multiple intelligenceThe theory of multiple intelligences came up in English in Mind this week. I knew it would really interest my students, so I decided to explore it a bit more.Mindmup - gratuit et open sourceCapture ideas at the speed of thought – using a mind map maker designed to help you focus on your ideas and remove all the distractions while mindmapping. Create unlimited mind maps for free, and store them in the cloud. Your mind maps are available everywhere, instantly, from any device.
Learning styles – important or not?This week I watched a presentation called ‘Changing the way we approach learner styles in teacher education’. This was delivered at IATEFL 2016 by Carol Lethaby and Patricia Harries. If you get a spare half an hour this week I thoroughly recommend seeing it – you can access it on the British Council/IATEFL site.Lethaby and Harries talk first talk about “neuromyths” – common misconceptions about how the brain works.A Step by Step Guide to Help Teachers Create Facebook Pages for Their ClassesMay 19, 2016 Creating a digital presence for your class does not have to be restricted to only standard platforms such as websites, blogs and wikis; social media platforms do offer some handy alternatives especially when it comes to teaching adult students. For instance, you can easily create a Google Plus community for your class and invite your students to join in. There is also Google’s new web tool Spaces that you can use with your students to share, discuss and comment on different topics (a guide on how to use Spaces is on the making and we will share it with you as soon as it is ready). However, in today’s post we are introducing you to Facebook Pages. This is a feature in Facebook that allows you to create a virtual space for any sort of purpose you want.