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Author: Ann S. Michaelsen
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
Fun ways to practise English
Image via CrunchBase Objectives: To practice speaking in an easy way and fun way To learn new words Teaching methods Blabberize! Watch the video on
Assessment at the end of the semester
Objectives: 1. To be sure that the the criteria for assessment are clear to all. (sometimes it can be confusing see picture!) Rubrics to use:
The Edublogger’s Student Competition!
Image by Sue Waters via Flickr I now challenge my students to participate in the Edublogger’s student competition. There are 3 different topics to choose
The White House is Open for Questions
Watch the video. This is another way for the President to use social media. The trial run of Open for Questions has wrapped up with
Hulu, better than Youtube?
Image via CrunchBase Hulu.com is a free online video service that offers hit TV shows. Hulu has legal access to great content- shows from NBC,
Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity | Video on TED.com
Watch this video and write a comment on your blog. Do you agree – disagree with the statement? How does this apply to your school?
Teaching the power of the media; Obama on The Tonight Show
Watch this extract of the interview with Jay Leno. Look at this link and add these topics to your blog: What are the advantages for
Objectives: Prepare for the senior project Teaching methods: Slide about writing Strong Thesis Statements and What is a Thesis Statement How to write an argumentative
So you want to teach?
Teaching using the web is so much more fun than using the old textbook! And the fun part is that there are a lot of