Tag Archives: Argentina

“We must teach competencies rather than content. Students must learn how to solve problems and face new situations.” – María Florencia Conforti, Argentina

María Florencia Conforti English Teacher Belgrano Day School Buenos Aires, Argentina @florconforti1 Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE) María Conforti may teach English literature and grammar, but she’s just as interested in helping her students learn how to think. And when … Continue reading

“I think we teachers must start making things change in our classrooms. And this desire and enthusiasm to enhance our students’ learning processes must be contagious.” – Melina Ignazzi, Argentina

Melina Ignazzi knows how to overcome obstacles – after all, she’s a technology teacher in a classroom without Internet access. She knows how to #HacktheClassroom, and was even a winner in our recent Class Hacks Challenge. But Ignazzi’s enthusiasm for … Continue reading

“My biggest hope is to make learning so powerful and memorable, that students can look for solutions to real problems.” – Jennifer Verschoor, Argentina

Have you ever tried to have a conversation in a language that you were just learning (or didn’t know at all), with someone who also didn’t know the language? If so, it was most likely a little awkward, probably scary, … Continue reading

“Make students come alive through creativity and originality.” – Argentina

“Challenges are overcome with the conviction that technology benefits the learning process of the students and their quality of life.” – Argentina

Teachers: Learn to Investigate

Maria Andrea Sosa was recognized late last year by the Latin American Forum of Innovative Teachers for a Wiki she co-created with her high school students. This Wiki was awarded first prize in the “Building Knowledge and Critical Thinking” category.  … Continue reading