September 2011 About us Courses & workshops Consultancy services Clients & publications Tools & webquests Academic reading circles My students very often tend to do the required course readings once, struggling not only with comprehension, but also relating the content from week to week. In order to both improve comprehension and dig deeper, this post is about pushing students to engage with the readings. One lesson I’ve tried to instill in new university students is that to understand material and get the most from a reading, you need to engage with it, like having a conversation where you go down various tangents, inspired by the original discussion, but always being able to bring it back. Likewise, the more you engage with a reading, the less work you’ll need to do later when using it as part of your research.
The 19 best drone photos of 2014 The sky is the limit when it comes to creative uses of drones for photography — see for example Dronestagram or the National Geographic magazine contest. Given this new golden age of aerial photography, we are showcasing the what’s out there. Here’s our picks for the best photos that drones took in 2014. Soaring eagle An eagle soaring in the Bali Barat National Park in Indonesia.
March 2011 About us Courses & workshops Consultancy services Clients & publications Found Objects: How Picasso’s bull’s head can be used in the ELT classroom Found Objects: How Picasso’s bull’s head can be used in the ELT classroom Submitted by ellenpd on 27 September, 2012 - 17:00 The idea of found objects derives from taking things designed for another purpose and turning them into art: Picasso’s bull’s head made from bicycle parts is a famous example. The principle for teaching is the same: find something interesting and use it as stimulus for a lesson. Although it is possible to generate interaction merely by displaying a ‘found object’, we also need to develop lesson frameworks and teaching strategies which help us to shape this into a learning experience.
FREE ONLINE PHOTO EDITING Nothing to download or install. No applets or activex. All editing is done via your browser! Norway – The Land of the Midnight Sun Norway is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places on Earth. It’s home to more natural wonders than we can count and it has stunning cities, fascinating history and really happy people. Norway’s not cheap. But it’s worth visiting. January 2011 About us Courses & workshops Consultancy services Clients & publications Tools & webquests Resources > Tools & Resources > January 2011
Top Misconceptions About Stay-at-Home Dads For some reason, people feel it is necessary to dump their opinions on anyone who listens. And much of the time for a stay-at-home dad, it seems those opinions are aimed right at your forehead. Being a SAHD, although becoming more accepted, automatically makes you a bit of an outcast in the child-rearing world. It can be hard not to snap back or feel beaten down. But how well you handle such remarks can help you feel more comfortable in the role.
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