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Teaching with podcasts

di Silvia Chini

Secondaria di 2° grado - Inglese

As teachers we have big challenges in front of us such as finding diverse materials, engaging students, dealing with current affairs, involving teenagers outside the classroom and many more… An interesting and innovative solution is working with podcasts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-Cv5Nu-Uss&feature=emb_logo Podcasts have a lot of potential for language teachers. First of all they are authentic. They […]

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Teaching with newspapers – Case study: US elections and transition

di Silvia Chini

Secondaria di 2° grado - Inglese, Educazione civica

Teachers are always looking for authentic texts for their students and newspapers provide the best, widest and most versatile tool to teach with authentic material. First of all, newspapers are much more updated than any course book, secondly they give the possibility to speak and work on every single possible topic from science to football, […]

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Teaching IDEAS – The journey project

di Silvia Chini

Secondaria di 2° grado - INGLESE

“To travel is to make a journey, a movement through space. Possibly this journey is epic in scale, taking the traveller to the other side of the world or across a continent, or up a mountain; possibly, it is more modest in scope, and takes place within the limits of the traveller’s own country or […]

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GAMIFICATION AND ESL…WHY NOT?

di Silvia Chini

Secondaria di 2° grado - Inglese

If 28 million people harvest their crops on Farm Ville every day and over 5 million people in the world play videogames for 45 hours a week, why can’t we use some elements of video games for educational purpose? As Werbach & Hunter state, gamification is a technique based on using “game elements and game […]

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