Sarah and the Monster

A story Sarah and the Monster (the significance of inner pictures and imagination) They say, and there is a lot of written material on the subject as well, that stories, folktales train the imagination and help inner images evolve in children (indeed, in anyone) – and the ability to create inner images is a fundamental,…

Let’s give a voice to allophone pupils!

Let’s give a voice to allophone pupils! Traditionally, teachers tell stories to their pupils. For me, it was my high school history and geography teacher who made me travel through Europe and in the whole world. Pupils, especially newly arrived pupils, can tell stories, and in turn, make us travel. Moreover, it was during the 70s/80s when the question of…

Words

Words Some would argue that they are the words that define us as human beings. In our interior accumulating sounds, words, and phrases that make us what we are. Even before birth we are integrating words. Children learn from our environment to mention everything that surrounds us. But we also learn to appreciate the sounds of our feelings, to look up…