We looked inside some of the tweets by @BatardiereMT and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
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This introduced so many to Lyra McKee. "The Ceasefire Babies was what they called us. We were the Good Friday Agreement generation, destined to never witness the horrors of war but to reap the spoils of peace. The spoils just never seemed to reach us"
The use of some technologies in the classroom could be hurting rather than helping learning, according to a growing body of research | Read more: https://bit.ly/2IDOwAo
WATCH: UL Lecturer Dr Ann Marcus-Quinn @A_MQ, talks to RTÉ news about international research showing that deep learning from texts may be compromised by a shift to reading texts on tablets. #ThinkBigAtUL
Sorry, on ne comprend pas. My piece for Chatham House. Has UK's lack of ability and interest in foreign languages fuelled political misunderstanding...and Brexit? Personal view, of course. https://www.chathamhouse.org/publications/twt/sorry-ne-comprend-pas … via @TheWorldToday
My colleague @EULondonMark hammering lots of nails on heads here, also quoting @TeresaTinsley. The key imbalance is that today, for speakers of other languages, knowing English is not learning a language but acquiring a basic skill, perhaps an even more important one than maths.
Lara Marlowe: Four hundred firefighters fought the Notre Dame blaze https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/europe/lara-marlowe-four-hundred-firefighters-fought-the-notre-dame-blaze-1.3861436#.XLT-JuwlhcA.twitter … via @IrishTimesWorld
« ...pour ceux qui savent que Quasimodo a existé, Notre-Dame est aujourd'hui déserte, inanimée, morte. On sent qu'il y a quelque chose de disparu. Ce corps immense est vide ; c'est un squelette ; l'esprit l'a quitté, on en voit la place, voilà tout ». Victor Hugo
Ma note de lecture sur l'excellent Apprenties sages, Apprentissages au féminin, sous la direction de Frédérique Toudoire-Surlapierre, Alessandra Ballotti, et Inkar Kuramayeva, à lire dans @Acta_fabula !
#LanguagExplorers won last year's European Language Label Award (ELLA) with their language awareness programme. Celebrate your classroom's linguistic diversity and apply for ELLA 2019. @PDST_MFL @LangTeachersIre Yours too could be an award-winning project! http://bit.ly/2O5ctRw
Language teaching conference at Queen's with talks on the development of multilingual identity (@karen_forbes) and native speakerism (@EmmaTRiordan), and learning experience, testing and not to forget language policy (@LeanneHend and @meits_owri). Register http://go.qub.ac.uk/ltni19
Languages have developed new curricula to avoid being scaled down into service units, and maintain and develop interest from students #ueagm19
Interesting thread on how Modern Languages are tackling challenges to the discipline at University level, by renewing and enriching module offers, developing transnational perspectives and offering ab initio programmes
Speaking a foreign language "expands our understanding of humanity" and by using even the few words we know, we pay respect and in turn become welcomed and respected by others. These are just some of the many take-aways from today's panel discussion.