Image by catface3 via Flickr Objectives: To learn how the president is judged after the first 100 days How he is compared to FDR Teaching
Month: April 2009
The history behind YouTube + interview with Mike Wesch on CBS Sunday Morning
Objectives: To learn what goes on inside You tube itself To learn how one website revolutionized online viewing and our culture at the same time!
Richard St. John’s 8 secrets of success
Objectives: To motivate students and answer the question; what does it take to be successful! Teaching method Show this clip and discuss in class afterwards
Twitter in the classroom?
High schoolers at Roosevelt High School in Minneapolis, Minn. are being engaged in the classroom in a whole new way. By using social media tools
Objectives To learn more about different societies and groups of people who fall outside the accepted norm. Options: Chose either The nothing to do generation
You never know! Susan Boyle – Britain’s Got Talent
Objectives: Teaching about the underdog (a person who is expected to lose in a contest or conflict.) Teaching methods: Watch the video and discuss; prejudice
Another post about twitter, Oprah, Ashton and Co founder of Twitter – Evan Williams
Oprah Winfrey’s Twitter show talking with the co-founder of Twitter Evan Williams about how Twitter is democratizing the media. [vodpod id=Groupvideo.2390662&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26]
The first lady visits England!
What happens when to nations with totally different styles visit? How will the first lady manage in the meeting with the Queen? How many outfits
Useful places to visit
Image via Wikipedia Wikipedia for schools, this 2008/9 Wikipedia is a free, hand-checked, non-commercial selection from Wikipedia, targeted around the UK National Curriculum and useful
Michael Mcintyre Live at the Apollo
Objectives: To listen to British humor! Tasks Watch the video and discuss: A. Main points, B. Typical British? C. The difference between girls and boys,
The American Novel Since 1945
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America’s class warfare – a video for English soscial studies
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History Is Elementary – echoes of the great depression
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The financial crisis – revisited before exam!
Objectives: To prepare for the exam in June Task: Watch video under to understand the financial crisis Watch this video produced by Say It Visually