Category: Teachers

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The Bilingual Ventriloquist

The trick is to entertain. How could any teacher be a success with children if they fail to entertain? To entertain is to engage, and once you have your audience / pupils engaged then...

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Teachers! Coming very soon: Search by Theme

¡Hola teachers! Are you using Speekee to teach Spanish in your school? Perhaps not yet. Perhaps you are still weighing up the benefits. Well here’s a new benefit about to be added: Search by...

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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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The Flexibility of Learning Spanish with Speekee

Over the Summer we have been working on some exciting new changes to the Speekee website; changes which will be especially welcome to professional teachers as well as parents who are acting as teachers...

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Celebrating 10 years of Speekee!

There’s no great fanfare over here at Speekee Central but we’re quietly proud of the achievement: 10 years in operation! I still remember quite vividly the wildly creative brainstorming process in early 2006 – those reams...

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School languages ‘deep in the doldrums’

Joined-up thinking they call it don’t they. If foreign language learning in the UK education system made sense then it would start at primary level, be consolidated at secondary level and flower at university level....

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Teachers and Positive Reinforcement

There are teachers, and then there are TEACHERS… You have been watching Special Needs teacher Chris Ulmer talking to his students. He’s a man who knows the value of positive reinforcement in the classroom. He...

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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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Teaching Spanish through Song

Doesn’t that work well! Here are just some of the reasons why: Songs are great for language learning (you know how quickly you memorise song lyrics in English; the same applies in Spanish) The...

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Spanish teachers! Win a 1-year subscription to Speekee!

We’ve teamed up with teachingideas.co.uk, the massively popular teaching resources site, to offer you the opportunity to win one of three annual subscriptions to Speekee’s Spanish Scheme of Work. Are you a Spanish teacher...

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