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Every week, my IB Diploma Programme classes learn about the news in la Francophonie.  I usually show a news clip from TV5 and complete a modified version of the prepared activities, but I wanted to mix it up and have students use different modalities and get their information from different sources.  287 more words

Teaching Strategies

Wiese’s hot hand sparks Fire win

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AMERICAN import Sydney Wiese has produced her best performance in Fire colours to guide Townsville to a confidence-boosting 99-62 road win over the Bendigo Spirit.“,”link”:”http:\/\/cdn.newsapi.com.au\/link\/c214b14f91cc48c2c5afaa34dc62877a”,”paidStatus”:”NON_PREMIUM”,”originalSource”:”Townsville Bulletin”,”creditedSource”:”Townsville Bulletin”,”originalAssetId”:”eaa0c64c-dd86-11e7-a938-8ba5215f4355″,”version”:”PUBLISHED”,”dateUpdated”:”2017-12-10T09:13:57.000Z”,”dateLive”:”2017-12-10T09:07:00.000Z”,”customDate”:”2017-12-10T09:07:00.000Z”,”dateCreated”:”2017-12-10T08:48:38.000Z”,”status”:”ACTIVE”,”related”:[{“contentType”:”IMAGE”,”id”:{“value”:”88bd43bdfa2a2c3403482a47c301b931″,”link”:”http:\/\/api.newsapi.com.au\/image\/v1\/88bd43bdfa2a2c3403482a47c301b931″},”originId”:”crop-1977dee763a1101438dc0d4da9965db1″,”origin”:”METHODE”,”title”:”Fire Basketball”,”subtitle”:”6c58b828-dd89-11e7-a938-8ba5215f4355″,”description”:”Townsville Fire v Adelaide Lightning. 2,829 more words

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3 Ways to Motivate Students to Speak the Target Language

One of the first steps to language acquisition is allowing students the ability to practice what they know. While this seems easy in theory more often than not, our opportunities for students to speak in the target language amount to a select few participating while the rest of the class is idly sitting by. 920 more words


Should I Enroll My Child Where I Teach?

My 1st son was enrolled in our Neighborhood School for Kindergarten which was also my first year of teaching. It was touted as an “excellent school” and all of our neighbor’s kids attended there. 171 more words

Teaching Strategies

How to Promote Divergent Thinking in Your Students

What would happen if, one day, NASA discovers that the moon actually is made out of cheese?

Would it fall out of the sky?

Would it spontaneously (and deliciously) explode? 835 more words

Teaching Strategies

Talking with Students About Online Sexual Content

By Liz Bergren

We all know that the rise of the internet has created amazing opportunities for us to access information within seconds. We understand that we have access to anything we want at our fingertips. 1,404 more words

Teaching Strategies

Ma'am, I Have a Question

It’s amazing how a simple set of instructions can elicit so many questions.

Imagine you are Nicholas. Write a short story starting with the phrase: “Yesterday, I got in trouble because…” Describe what happened and how you handled the punishment. 479 more words

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