Twenty-Five Great Ideas for Teaching Current Events Looking for ways to work news into your classroom curriculum? Check out these great ideas for connecting current events to all subjects. Education World is pleased to offer 25 activities -- activities intended to help teachers make use of newspapers and to help students make sense of the news. Also included, at the end of the activity list, is a list of additional activities and Internet resources. This first activity won't make better or more interested news readers of your students -- but it was too interesting not to include in our list! Taken from an ERIC document, Twenty Ideas for Teaching Science Using the Newspaper, the first activity provides a recipe for keeping old newspaper clippings from turning yellow.
Behind the News Weekdays: 02/06/2017 watch BTN Investigates Have you seen or heard something in the news you'd like explained?Add Question Welcome Book Gallery Over 12,000 kids have sent in their message to refugees.View Kind Classrooms We challenged schools across the country to show a little kindness to their local community.View the gallery River Kids Ngarrindjeri boy, Tyrone, introduces us to some of the people who live on the Murray.Watch Listen to News Each Tuesday EnglishClub publishes a short audio news report in easy English from the previous week. With this resource you can practise your listening, reading, writing and even speaking. Preview the vocabulary and read the gapfill text. Play the news report and try to fill in the blanks. Go where the bus can’t: 10 virtual field trip ideas The school bus can only take students so far. Use these 10 digital tools to take them anywhere in the world without leaving the classroom. (Flickr / woodleywonderworks)
Our Teachers - Learning Resources - English - British Council Hong Kong Friendly and supportive Our team of over 110 teachers in Hong Kong are trained to help students achieve their goals. We support students in their learning and motivate them to do their best. First Fleet: 04/02/2014, Behind the News Recently we celebrated Australia day on the 26th of January. But why do we mark it on that day in particular? To answer that question, Sarah will take you back in time to 1788, to meet some kids who came to Australia on the First Fleet. Kid 1: “My name is John Hudson and I'm nine years old. I've been an orphan ever since I can remember and I made a living sweeping chimneys. It was horrible work, dangerous too.
School Report - Lesson 4: Broadcasting news This lesson explains how to group stories into bulletins and the art of presentation. It also introduces the art of headline writing. Video: Broadcasting News - Huw Edwards BBC newsreader Huw Edwards explains what's involved in broadcasting the news. Whether it's standing in front of the camera, talking into the mic or publishing a written story on the web, broadcasting is when you tell everyone your story. You can recap the key points from video with this accompanying worksheet, or read a transcript of the video:
Teacher's Take-Out: Openings and Closing Statements The Fan Page Freebie has come to an end. Opening and Closing Statements for Writing has 2 posters with a list of variety of ways to open and/or close writing. These opening and closing statements can be used for any genre of writing. Free Resources Notes are an integral part of the reading process, and they naturally help one remember details that they otherwise would not be able to at a later date. While notes can be beneficial, the most common problem is taking too many of them! Some college students seemingly copy a professor’s lecture and highlight, underline, and annotate their textbooks to the point that they look like yellow phone books!
Interactive Stories Interactive Stories or Guided Stories is the name of an English language teaching technique developed by Mark White, a language teacher/writer. What is an Interactive Story? The technique consists of a story, which includes both sentences and questions so that as one student reads it to the other, the listener can respond to the questions and interact with the storyteller and the story itself by making it up as they go along. What are they for? ESL News New ZealandGrammy Awards » ESL News New Zealand You probably already know that Lorde won two Grammy awards yesterday. She had been nominated for four awards and won two. She won the Best Pop Solo Performance. She and her co-song-writer Joel Little, won the Song of the Year for the song Royals. She performed this song earlier in the ceremony, dressed in a white shirt with black trousers. People noticed that her finger nails were coloured in black dye which is rather unusual.