Category: Innovation

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Jill Stanish reviews Speekee Accelerate

Over the last 10 years of homeschooling my 6 kids, we have tried multiple Spanish programs including computer programs, workbooks, and DVD courses. Speekee has been the most entertaining, while fostering the most interaction...

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Our updated Scheme of Work for Primary Spanish teachers. We are proud of it!

Primary Spanish teachers, have you seen our updated Scheme of Work covering KS1 and KS2? Let’s find out how it works for you as a subscribed teacher. First we click on the tab Primary...

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Virtual versus Real

I had planned this time around to be writing about how Speekee combines the real world with a virtual counterpart as a great way for kids to learn Spanish. I’ll save that post for next time...

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Gotta Catch ‘Em All!

Since when did adults become engrossed in games originally designed for children? This advert for the new Pokémon craze features just one child (sandwiched between two adults) and a whole host of hip thirty somethings....

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Spanish videos for children, Speekee style

You’ll know by now that Speekee is video based Spanish learning. Yes, the videos – there are 41 of them – form the ‘bedrock’ of your child’s Spanish learning, but should they be perceived...

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In praise of Facebook’s Languages in Primary Schools forum

Well done Facebook. I know you come in for a lot of criticism from some quarters but you won’t hear me complaining. (Anyway, what would be the point?) I must say, you are certainly...

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Embracing Bilingualism

Over at sports channel ESPN they are EMBRACING Bilingualism. Watch how these presenters of One Nación switch seamlessly between Spanish and English. This, my friends, is the Future! It’s also proof that it doesn’t...

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Spanish Teachers! Cool new updates for you

Spanish Teachers! At Speekee we would be crazy if we didn’t listen to our customers, and you the teacher are as vital to us as the many parents of children who, through their excellent...

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Bilingual Kids Rock… with podcasts!

Look around on the Net for podcasts on the subject of Bilingualism. I can assure you that you’ll find none better than the bank of podcasts by Olena Centeno of Bilingual Kids Rock. Olena is a...

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How UK primary MFL teachers make the most of their limited class time

It seems like only yesterday when the announcement was made that languages were to become compulsory in English primary schools for the 2014 curriculum and beyond. Great stuff, but in an already crowded primary curriculum...

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