Instituto Franklin-UAH and the Comunidad de Madrid organized a seminar about good practices in the bilingual classroom
Instituto Franklin-UAH and the Comunidad de Madrid, within the collaboration initiated in 2017 with the Vicepresidency, the Education Board, and Universities from the Comunidad de Madrid, hosted the anual Seminar on bilingual education “Good practices in the classroom” in order to facilitate the exchange and sharing of information, and analysis of good practices in Spanish-English bilingual education for both teachers and students.
The event, which takes place annually as a forum for analysis and demonstration of good practices in the field of bilingual education in Spain, focused on this edition on the development of digital teaching competences, especially in the areas of professional commitment, digital content, evaluation, and feedback. Aditionally, tools and strategies were shared for assessment of both student learning and teaching processes, and personal teaching practices.
The opening conference “La experiencia de buenas prácticas en centros educativos en Nueva Jersey” was given by Lucia Filloy Martinez y Cristobalina Ronda Matas, recepients of the Prize Teach & Learn a las Buenas Prácticas 2022. The seminar included 3 workshops, the first being “eXLearning, a Free Open Source Tool to Create Accessible Materials: the Design of Digital Learning Objetcts to Make Lessons More Inclusive” by Ainoa Giménez Carvajal, teacher of Foreign Language; “End-Driven Learning and Assessing in Bilingual Contexts,” by English and bilingual education teaching profesor Matthew Johnson, teacher of English language teaching and bilingual education; and “Shaping Collaboration in the Classroom: Lead Teachers and Language Assistants,” given by Iulia Vescan, teaching professor and expert on collaboration strategies in the classroom.
More than 40 teachers and students attended the seminar.
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