The International House 50th anniversary conference on “Biodiversity in ELT” got off to a great start today in Rome, Italy.
“2010 is the International Year of Biodiversity – established by the United Nations to increase worldwide awareness of biodiversity and its importance, and to enage more people in its conservation.”
During Margaret Horrigan’s great presentation on Biodiverse Teaching and her learning activities on the theme of “shoes” (see also her article on If I were in your shoes… from the IH Journal) she shared many super ideas on how to promote cultural awareness and sensitivity through respect for what is different among peoples.
The conference presentations will be shared on the IH wikispaces http://ihmanzoni.wikispaces.com/
I have also added mine to slideshare embedded here for your convenience