Download free sample material from onestopclil Try before you buy with these free CLIL resources. Free Young Learners worksheets and teacher's notesFree Secondary worksheets and teacher's notesFree wordlistFree methodology articlesFree CLIL fact sheetFree colour imagesFree animation on the Greenhouse Effect Free Young Learners worksheets and teacher's notes Experiments: Gone with A Bang This comprehensive lesson by Adrian Tennant pupils make a banger and use this to learn how energy can be released and turned into sound waves. This Is How to Create Videos in Google Drive July 29, 2014 This week's tip for teachers is about creating videos in Google Drive. As you know, since the time Google made it possible to integrate third party apps into Google Drive, there appeared a wide variety of excellent applications that are deemed to enhance the overall performance of your Drive . One of the essential apps that I think every teacher should connect with Google Drive is called WeVideo. WeVideo allows you to easily create and share videos and short animations. Using WeVideo app with Google Drive will enable you to create videos right from your Drive.
Longhill High Schoolboys wore skirts after being told PE shorts were not uniform A group of teenage boys went to school wearing skirts in protest at a uniform policy forbidding them from wearing shorts during the summer. The year 9 pupils chose to wear a skirt after they were punished for wearing shorts on the hottest day of the year so far. As a result Michael Parker, Kodi Ayling, George Boyland and Jesse Stringer, all 14, chose cooler clothing which is part of the official uniform - a pleated navy skirt. George, Jesse, Kodi and Michael, all 14, chose cooler clothing which is part of the official uniform - a pleated navy skirt Despite not being allowed to wear the school's branded shorts, the boys were allowed to wear skirts which are part of the agreed school uniform. The students at Longhill High School in Brighton, East Sussex, donned the skirts in protest of the school's decision to punish boys who wore school-issued PE shorts rather than trousers on Tuesday.
The 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In the… We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In the likes of Harry Potter and Katniss Everdeen, they’ve produced characters and conceits that have become the currency of our pop-culture discourse—and inspired some of our best writers to contribute to the genre.
The Four Things Students Need to Create Good Book Trailers Creating book trailer videos is a great alternative to a traditional written book report assignment. In a book trailer video students highlight their favorite elements of a story and try to entice viewers to read the book themselves. Much like a movie trailer that tries to get viewers to watch the full movie, a book trailer should give viewers just enough to be interested in the full story without giving away the conclusion to the story. If you have heard of book trailers and wanted to try having your create book trailers, here are the four things they'll need to get started after reading a book. A script/ outline: Before I let students start to assemble a video, I make them write a script or outline for the video.
CLIL: A lesson framework Underlying principles Classroom principles Lesson framework Conclusion Underlying principles The principles behind Content and Language Integrated Learning include global statements such as 'all teachers are teachers of language' (The Bullock Report - A Language for Life, 1975) to the wide-ranging advantages of cross-curricular bilingual teaching in statements from the Content and Language Integrated Project (CLIP). The benefits of CLIL may be seen in terms of cultural awareness, internationalisation, language competence, preparation for both study and working life, and increased motivation. While CLIL may be the best-fit methodology for language teaching and learning in a multilingual Europe, the literature suggests that there remains a dearth of CLIL-type materials, and a lack of teacher training programmes to prepare both language and subject teachers for CLIL teaching. The theory may be solid, but questions remain about how theory translates into classroom practice.
Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Interactive Video Tools for Engaging Learners It's no secret that I am a passionate advocate for using video in the classroom. When used well, videos can help students make connections to people and ideas beyond their usual frame of reference. That's why I've been really excited to see a wave of new (and mostly free or low-cost!) Sweden male train drivers wear skirts after shorts row A dozen male train drivers in Sweden have circumvented a ban on shorts by wearing skirts to work in hot weather. The workers, who operate the Roslagsbanan line north of the capital Stockholm, have been wearing skirts to work for the past two weeks. Employer Arriva banned the drivers from wearing shorts after taking over the running of the line in January. But the company has given the men its blessing to wear skirts, according to local newspaper Mitti.
What Is a Dangling Modifier? A dangling modifier is a modifier that has nothing to modify. Remember, modifiers describe a word or make its meaning more specific. A dangling modifier is an error caused by failing to use the word that the modifier is meant to be describing. Here is an example of a dangling modifier (shaded): Having read your letter, my cat will stay indoors until the ducklings fly off. In this example, the missing word is we. Now with Video Clips! Meet the New Adobe Spark Video Now with Video Clips! Meet the New Adobe Spark Video Aubrey Cattell | Let’s face it—video was everywhere in 2016. It used to be a cause, a business, a brand was invisible if it didn’t have a website. Now video is the new standard.
Clilstore - Teaching units for content and language integrated learning Teaching unitsfor Content and Language Integrated Learning HelpAbout Select the language you are learning and your level to see the available units. Level AnyBasicA1A2B1B2C1C2Advanced 5 Ways to Add Interactive Elements to Your Videos Over the last few days I've featured a couple of free tools for adding interactive elements to your videos. In the last year I've reviewed a few other services and methods for doing the same thing. This is a round-up of the ways that you can add interactive elements to your videos. The first four tools could be used by students to create a series of choose your own adventure videos. These tools could be used by teachers to enhance the short videos that they create for flipped lessons. YouTube has annotation tools built right into the editor that you can use when you upload your own content to the site.
London receptionist 'sent home for not wearing heels' A London receptionist was sent home from work after refusing to wear high heels, it has emerged. Temp worker Nicola Thorp, 27, from Hackney, arrived at finance company PwC to be told she had to wear shoes with a "2in to 4in heel". When she refused and complained male colleagues were not asked to do the same, she was sent home without pay. Outsourcing firm Portico said Ms Thorp had "signed the appearance guidelines" but it would now review them. More on this story and other news from London High heels and flip-flops: Work dress code victims
Lesson Plan: A Picture-Based Activity to Enlarge Students’ Vocabulary on Trav... I’m really happy to introduce a guest writer to you. Maria Jose Díaz is a friend and fellow teacher from EOI Avilés and, in this blog post, she will be sharing with us an excellent communicative activity for C1 students based on pictures. María Jose also runs a blog Ingles en Aviles, which is really worth a visit. Once again I have to cover the topic of travelling with my C1 students.