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Vafeidou Avgi

I am currently the Head of the Foreign Languages Department in the private school Aristotelio College in Thessaloniki. I hold a Bachelor in ELT, a full DELTA (mods 1, 2 & 3) from Cambridge University, an MA in Educational Psychology from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and an MA in ELT from Leeds Metropolitan University. I am fond of lifelong learning and I'm always trying to do my best in teaching my students in a way that will turn them into decent global citizens. I insist on carrying out various sisterhood projects that aspire to enable my students to bridge the cultural walls and learn how to survive in multicultural contexts.

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Literature Review & Evaluation. Multiculturalism unit RMS 2013. Intercultural Education for Pupils Aged 16 - 19. Pacman: "DEEP in GREECE" Problem Solving & Decision-Making Thinking Skills. English Writing. Game-based learning. Lesson plans, printables and other resourses. Key articles/ Research. World War One. Lesson plans, printables and other resourses. English Resources. Digital Storytelling. June 24, 2014 Here is a great interactive Thinglink image on the process of digital storytelling I want to share with you today.

Digital Storytelling

This graphic is created by Tonia and features a wide variety of iPad apps that go with each of the stages of the digital storytelling process. Tonia used the concept of process writing (popularized by Donal Murray) to design this digital storytelling process visual. This process is made up of 7 stages namely :prewriting, drafting, editing, conferencing, revising, publishing, and sharing. If you hover your mouse over any of these stages you will be able to see a clickable button that you can use to access the list of iPad apps for that stage.

I have spent sometime going through the different app suggestions included in this visual and I find them really interesting. Digital Story-Telling. TED talks. Shakespeare First Folio found in French library. Great Britain. Photos du journal - Cambridge International Examinations. Past Simple Vs Past Continuous Games. SUSTAINABILITY "CALL TO ACTION" PLATFORMS (@VITAM.ORG) Photography. Bloom's Verb Taxonomy ... Mindmapping. April 30, 2014 There is nothing that beats mind maps when it comes to increasing one's retention rates.


Mind maps enable our minds to visually process information creating thus strong neural pathways to hold the learned information for an extended period of time. I have always used the power of mind mapping both in my personal studies and also with my students in class. With the proliferation of web 2.0 technologies, you no longer have to depend on pen and paper to draw your mind minds, there are now a number of great web tools and iPad apps that you can use to create mind maps.

Also the benefits of using mind maps are multifarious. Here is a great mind map which highlights 6 benefits of mind maps. Photographs taken by J.C. Burrow show Cornish miners digging for tin in 1890s. Photographs taken by J.C.

Photographs taken by J.C. Burrow show Cornish miners digging for tin in 1890s

Burrow use early flash techniques to capture life undergroundMr Burrow was commissioned by mine owners to capture the once-thriving industryBut the frank photographs show the precarious constructions of the mines - which were prone to collapseThe collection of photographs will go on sale at auction this weekend and could fetch £2,000 By Kieran Corcoran Published: 11:05 GMT, 20 May 2014 | Updated: 14:33 GMT, 20 May 2014 These rare photographs show the hard labour of Victorian miners digging for tin deep below the earth in extremely dangerous conditions.

The images, taken in the darkness of four separate mines in Cornwall, were captured with the help of very early flash technology, which allowed photographer J.C. MUST SEE Documentary Films. The Phone on the Train Thing. Environment and Sustainability. Global Education in E-twinning (Human/Children's Rights Educatio. Sustainability Curriculum. Littérature anglaise. Poems. Poems from the Heart. Έλληνες μαθητές πήραν το πρώτο βραβείο σε διαγωνισμό της Microsoft! Το πρώτο βραβείο απέσπασε η ελληνική ομάδα μαθητών σε διεθνή διαγωνισμό της Microsoft που πραγματοποιήθηκε στις Βρυξέλλες...

Έλληνες μαθητές πήραν το πρώτο βραβείο σε διαγωνισμό της Microsoft!

Οι μαθητές Πάνος Οικονόμου και Γεώργιος Νικηφόρος Αυγουστίδης βραβεύτηκαν για το παιχνίδι «Behind the Red», το οποίο είναι βασισμένο στην εξερεύνηση του Άρη. To Εuropean Kodu Kup είναι ένας σχολικός διαγωνισμός που πραγματοποιήθηκε για πρώτη φορά στην Ευρώπη και απευθύνεται σε νέα παιδιά ηλικίας 6 – 16 ετών. Στόχος είναι η εξοικείωση των μαθητών με τη μαγεία του προγραμματισμού και της κωδικοποίησης, μέσω μιας διαδραστικής, καινοτόμας και διασκεδαστικής διαδικασίας. Στο πλαίσιο του διαγωνισμού, οι μαθητές κλήθηκαν να αναπτύξουν τα δικά τους παιχνίδια δουλεύοντας σε ομάδες και μαθαίνοντας πώς να δημιουργούν φανταστικούς κόσμους, μοντέλα και προσομοιώσεις.

Στον τελικό προκρίθηκαν οι νικητές της κάθε χώρας (Ελλάδα, Βέλγιο, Εσθονία, Φιλανδία, Λιθουανία, Νορβηγία, Πορτογαλία, και Βρετανία). Nina simone - my baby just cares for me. NINA SIMONE- "DON'T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD" (1964) English vocabulary. Chansons anglaises - américaines. Making quizzes and worksheets. Global Issues. Intercultural education. Intercultural education (lower secondary students) Teaching Literature (OIB) Literature. Development Education - 16 -19. Education for Sustainability for Pupils Aged 9 - 13. Photos du journal - Marina Sant'Anna. Mapping London's 'Tube Tongues' An interactive map shows what languages—apart from English—are most spoken at each underground stop.

Mapping London's 'Tube Tongues'

Step out at the Oxford Circus stop in London and your ears are immediately assaulted by several different languages at once. That's understandable, considering Oxford street is usually quite crowded—tourists and Londoners alike buzz in and out of the shops and restaurants the street is known for. One of the languages I heard most in that region was French. I thought this was because, in general, London has the most French nationals living there of any other city outside France. A more targeted review shows it's also because a lot of French speakers live in that area. Canvanizer - Photos de couverture.

Beyond what eyes can see. Letters of Love. Feast Your Eyes on This Beautiful Linguistic Family Tree. 552K 18.4KShare337 When linguists talk about the historical relationship between languages, they use a tree metaphor. An ancient source (say, Indo-European) has various branches (e.g., Romance, Germanic), which themselves have branches (West Germanic, North Germanic), which feed into specific languages (Swedish, Danish, Norwegian). Lessons on language families are often illustrated with a simple tree diagram that has all the information but lacks imagination.