Author Archives: J Rafael Angel

About J Rafael Angel

Concept-Based Curriculum and Instructor Independent Trainer and Consultant. Concept-Based Language Curriculum and Instruction specialist. Teaching and Learning Director; lives for traveling, reading, learning and tasting new flavours; culture and art lover; passionate about cinema and music. IB Continuum Workshop Leader. Mexican YouTuber and Soundclouder.

SPT Conferences: Lost & Found

Originally published in my blog Ser y Estar: Conferences have always represented a moment to emphasize the importance of the relationship that must exist between learners, teachers, and parents. Most importantly, I have always regarded these occasions as an opportunity … Continue reading

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Don’t waste thinking, don’t waste skills!

This post was originally posted in my Blog Ser y Estar. Mathematics is everywhere! We need language for everything! The scientific method is present in every decision we make! I have heard these statements since I was in grade 1, … Continue reading

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The better to inform you with

This entry was originally published in my blog Ser y Estar: ‘Oh! Grandmother,’ she said, ‘what big ears you have!’ ‘All the better to hear you with, my child,’ was the reply. ‘But, grandmother, what big eyes you have!’ … Continue reading

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The Things I think about when I Differentiate

I recently posted this entry in my blog Ser y Estar at Many good and tough experiences with differentiation have made me realize that differentiation is not something that we must do because some students need help, or because … Continue reading

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Reflections that Inspire Action

For the 3rd year in a row, we have worked on a unit on Sustainability with our 10th graders at Ecole Mondiale World School in the Language Acquisition Department; this is also the 3rd time we conduct a Skype conference to … Continue reading

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How do young foreign language learners inquire?

The foreign language-learning environment will always be a formidable space for provocations and explorations. Acquiring a language is not solely limited to learning a new set of vocabulary and grammatical structures, but a great opportunity to incorporate a new value … Continue reading

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