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Days of the Week Song - 7 Days of the Week - Children's Songs by The Learning Station

Days of the Week Song - 7 Days of the Week - Children's Songs by The Learning Station

Can we learn a second language like we learned our first? Robert William McCaul, winner (with Marek Kiczkowiak) of the TeachingEnglish blog award, examines the influential ideas of linguist Stephen Krashen, and the implications they have for the language classroom. If you've ever doubted whether you're a good language learner, then bear in mind that you've already learned one language very well indeed – your first. But this raises an interesting question: can adults learn a second language in the same way they learned their first as children? And if so, what are the implications for the classroom? Stephen Krashen and the acquisition of languages Perhaps no-one has looked at the question more closely than the linguist Stephen Krashen, who has introduced some of the most influential concepts to the study of second-language acquisition. Krashen sums up the idea in a famous documentary on the subject called A child's guide to learning languages, produced by BBC Horizon in 1983. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. The advantages children have over adult learners

reapprendre-ecriture.fr The Gardener and the Carpenter | Alison Gopnik “Bracing and thoughtful . . . Educators looking to resist the current vogue for highly scripted, teacher-driven lesson modules will be delighted by Gopnik’s strong scientific case for letting children guide their own learning . . . Gopnik shines when she describes the intricate world of children’s play . . . She also has a subtle grasp of policy problems bedeviling young children and their families . . . Gopnik never veers from her faith in the warm human bond between caregiver and child that drives not only 'the pathos, but also the moral depth' of being a parent. “Fascinating and passionate . . . "Alison Gopnik's The Gardener and the Carpenter should be required reading for anyone who is, or is thinking of becoming, a parent . . . "[The Gardener and the Carpenter] calls into question the modern notion that good parents can mold their children into successful adults . . . "Deeply researched . . .

Outils • Plickers (Application) ~ Lors de ma 1ère année de formation MAF l’année dernière, nous avons eu un module sur le numérique très (trop?) riche. J’en ai retenu une application qui tout de suite m’a parlée! Il s’agit de Plickers. En fait c’est un site (avec application gratuite) sur lequel on crée un compte puis il permet de créer des questionnaires en ligne sous forme de QCM (4 réponses possibles) ou Vrai/Faux. Pour l’utiliser, il faut: un PC ou/et une tablette ou/et un smartphone (IOS ou Android). Je vais m’en servir pour interroger oralement les élèves au début de chaque leçon d’histoire, géographe, sciences pour voir s’ils ont appris leur leçon (sachant qu’on peut réutiliser les questions précédentes donc si on veut, on peut refaire toutes les questions du chapitre pour réviser à chaque fois). Les élèves ont une feuille imprimée avec des images du style flashcode avec sur chaque côté du carré, en tout petit, les lettres A, B, C et D qu’il faudra montrer pour donner sa réponse.

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