Effective strategies for integrating intercultural communicative competence in the languages classroom.

Effective strategies for integrating intercultural communicative competence in the languages classroom.

Back in the day, as a high school student learning French, I loved it when our lessons touched on French culture and ways of life. As a young adult travelling to France, seeing it all come to life before my eyes was really exciting! Later, as a French teacher myself, I frequently reflected on how…

Maslow’s Before Bloom’s: Relationships over reporting outcomes as students return to the classroom

Maslow’s Before Bloom’s: Relationships over reporting outcomes as students return to the classroom

During the month of April Australian education researchers, Pivot Professional Learning, conducted a survey of over 3500 teachers across Australia and New Zealand in partnership with Education Perfect. The aim of the survey was to gather valuable insights into how teachers and other educators were dealing with the new realities and unprecedented changes that had been brought about…

International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day 2020

Should we still be talking about assessment and testing of our students during remote learning? Are we still applying the same expectations and rules for our students in the completion of assessment whilst they are submitting work online? As more and more schools around the globe consider the prospect of students continuing remote learning until…