Category Archives: child care

Using technologies

My first unit is about Technologies and I found this video quite surprising! It really describes us and our society, perhaps this is the Digital Cocaine Age! Use the video with your students and ask them reflect on the use … Continue reading

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Louis Theroux: Extreme Love – Autism

Louis visits one of the best schools in America for autism. He meets the students and their families to get a glimpse of what life is like for them and to experience the pleasures and the strains of one of … Continue reading

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

I have just discovered Mark Haddon and I must say that I am in love with this novel: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time (2003). Long before it gave him bestseller status, Mark Haddon was an author, poet, cartoonist and … Continue reading

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Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure

Asperger is really an adventure and sometimes we need a different view to deal with it. This book is one of the finest examples to get to understand it better. Readers love Blue Bottle Adventure and it is quite inspirational.  … Continue reading

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The Train Platform Schools of India

This is such a moving film! This documentary film on The Train Platform Schools of India was recently aired by PBS as part of their TV series, “The New Heroes”. It is hosted by Robert Redford, and tells the inspiring story of … Continue reading

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Autism and our students

Sometimes, we are challenged with groups of students that are special and need some special attention.     I have just discovered this movie and I really enjoyed watching it: it is a lovely story about an autistic and brilliant … Continue reading

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Maria Montessori.

Today seems to be the educators’ day! I cannot ignore Maria Montessori and her contribution to the education for a new world and society. It is interesting to see the approach she gives to the main principles of education: developing … Continue reading

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