Dolor y Gloria: a new Spanish movie by Pedro Almodóvar

The latest film by the Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar was released in UK cinemas on 23 August. Check if the film is still being shown near you (https://www.independentcinemaoffice.org.uk/films/pain-and-glory/). It is a beautiful film, melancholic and mysterious,...

Upcoming events

On 5 October I attended the symposium of the Hoogbegaafd Foundation for the gifted. The sold-out event included seven speakers who gave inspired lectures about giftedness. It was the first edition of this symposium on giftedness. Perhaps you want to be part of it next...

Edmodo, the digital environment of Juan y Rosa

Do you already know Edmodo.com? The website is especially equipped as the digital environment of Juan y Rosa. On Edmodo, pupils can find all websites referred to the three parts of the Juan y Rosa learning method. In addition, they can also find the games that have...

Digitising the learning method

The Juan y Rosa learning method will be digitised, but at most only partially because I believe that Juan y Rosa is not suitable for complete digitisation. After all, Juan y Rosa is not a standard method for learning Spanish. The pupils choose their own learning route...

“Making the highly gifted child part of the group”

Let’s go back in time to around 15 years ago. Imagine, for the first time, you as a parent are confronted with ‘intellectual giftedness’. Until that moment you had never even heard of the term. At the primary school that your child goes to, there is little knowledge...

Spanish recipes

If you fancy sampling some Spanish cuisine, I have two new recipes for you. Do you know all the words? Look up any words you don’t know in a dictionary or online, and you could even create your own special cooking dictionary to make things easier next time. Have fun...