Category Archives: Communication

Knowing How To Communicate With Whom?

Recently, I came across a few articles about change and the speed of change and how we are reacting to these changes. What it feels like to be the last…

Reflection about Anne Frank and Making Blogging Connections

I read the book ” The Diary of Anne Frank” as an eleven year old and was inspired to begin writing my own diary, which I have continued for over…

Back Channelling in the classroom…

Edna Sackson, Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator from Mount Scopus Memorial College in Melbourne, Australia, documented a model lesson I was teaching at my recent visit to their school. Edna graciously…

Transfer of Modern Skills, Literacies, Fluency & Independence 4th Grade Style

I am currently in Argentina getting ready to work with a cohort of teachers at a German school here in Buenos Aires. Andrea Hernandez, a former colleague of mine and…

Literacy: Language Competence Beyond Our Comfort Zone

Someone monolingual is one who speaks one language. Someone bilingual is fluent in two languages, trilingual is fluent in three languages and someone multilingual is fluent in multiple languages. Speaking…