What makes a good presentation? Here are places I have found some good points. Presentation Zen, Context matters and Simple but not simplistic. I recommend buying the book! Significance creates passion, passion attracts attention, attention leads to action Huffenglish Answer the… Read More ›
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TED Talks At TEDxDubai, longtime English teacher Patricia Ryan asks a provocative question: Is the world’s focus on English preventing the spread of great ideas in other languages? (For instance: what if Einstein had to pass the TOEFL?) It’s a… Read More ›
Assessing students’ communication skills In Norway the students get two grades in the class called “International English”assessing the students communicative skills is one! The curriculum goals are: Employ a nuanced, well developed vocabulary – for both general and specialized use,… Read More ›
I had a great day yesterday at the It’s learning conference in Bergen and today I have taken some time to look over my RSS feeds. I have a lot of smart people on my “must read and follow” list… Read More ›
Profound truths are often so unsettling that people lose themselves in lengthy explanations that ultimately confuse, rather than clarify. Quote from the Huffington Post by John Abbot. The 21st Century Learning Initiative is pledged to get ever more people to… Read More ›
During the Golden Globe awards 2011 the host Ricky Gervais might have gone too far in making jokes about the stars. Watch the 2 parts of the show and judge for yourself. Application in class: Make groups of 4 and… Read More ›