8 Tips for Creating a Stellar Online Course — Bright Everyone wants their course to be lively and engaging. Here’s how to make that a reality. By Michele Simms-Burton English Speaking Countries www.EFLSensei.com Knowledge of English Speaking Countries (or Introduction to English Speaking Countries) is a common course for second-year Education majors in China. Jump to Lesson Plans English Lesson Plans on American Presidents “I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit.” ~ John F. Kennedy 43 Ready-Made Lesson Plans Our American Presidents lesson section is finally complete!
Speech - I have a dream... SpeechI will now present the whole theme that we are going to work with during the next few weeks. Don't worry - I will give you instructions while we are working as well.You work together in your groups with: 1. The magic of three Watch the film about the Magic of three: 2. 9 Tips To Apply Adult Learning Theory to eLearning In this article I'll discuss how Knowles' 5 adult learning theory assumptions can be translated to modern day eLearning experiences, so that you can integrate the 4 principles of Andragogy into your eLearning course for maximum learner engagement and motivation. According to the renowned American educator, Malcolm Knowles there are 5 assumptions concerning the characteristics of adult learners, and 4 principles concerning adult learning (andragogy). Despite the fact that Knowles' adult learning theory assumptions and principles were introduced in the 1980's, each can be utilized today to help eLearning professionals create more meaningful learning experiences for adult learners. Applying Knowles’ 5 Adult Learning Theory Assumptions to eLearning
Introduction to English-speaking Countries (Lesson Outlines) Foreign teachers at Chinese universities are sometimes asked to teach a course with a name such as "A General Survey of English-speaking Countries", or "An Introduction to English-speaking Countries", or similar. I taught this course for a semester in 2003, and found the lesson preparation quite overwhelming. This was especially the case since I was given very little guidance and no clear objectives. In the hope that it might be of some assistance to other teachers who find themselves in a similar situation, I have collected together some notes on how I ran the course, and the Microsoft Powerpoint presentations which I used during the lectures. Of course, I do not expect that any teacher would follow these notes to the letter, since their own lessons will naturally be influenced by their individual expertise and their ideas about teaching. I would like to make it clear that this is not an ideal teaching plan, and if I taught the course again I would certainly make some alterations.
Reading Comprehension - Free Worksheets Home- English- Math - Reading - Research - Keys - Newsworthy - Links - Contact Reading Comprehension, Volume 5: Number 32, Word Meanings From Context The First Thanksgiving: Virtual Field Trips, Videos, and Slideshow Mayflower: Step aboard and explore a reproduction of the Mayflower, anchored at Plimoth Plantation, in this 20-minute video for all grades. Pilgrim Village: Get a behind-the-scenes look at the simple but arduous life of the Pilgrims in this 18-minute video for all grades. Wampanoag Homesite: Witness the day-to-day life of the indigenous people who were part of the Wampanoag Nation in this 17-minute video for all grades. Facelift – WebEnglish.se WebEnglish.se has gone through a total facelift. For the last week, we have been working to make WebEnglish.se more accessible, user-friendly, modern and faster for our visitors’ convenience. Themes have got a more prominent position, as you can access them on a separate Themes Page as well as under each level’s menu item. The number of language level categories has been diminished from five to four, after a vote on Facebook.
Riding the Magic Escalator of Acquired Knowledge Introducing the Magic Escalator of Acquired Knowledge Robin’s experience is familiar to anyone who has experienced complex software they didn’t understand. Interestingly, we can also explain it with an interesting device we call the Magic Escalator of Acquired Knowledge. The Magic Escalator of Acquired Knowledge represents all the knowledge the user can have about the design. When they are at the bottom, they know very little about the design, and when they are at the top, they know everything there is to know about it. Current Knowledge
UNIT 1: DISCOVER ENGLISH SPEAKING COUNTRIES - English with Rose In this unit we'll carry out four different activities in order to learn such general facts of the English Speaking country you're working on as: - Its location in the world map.- Its flag.- Its official language.- Its currency.- Its total area.- Its President or Prime Minister (amongst other data)