In the context of today´s Holocaust Remembrance Day my media education class created this video which was projected onto paper outlines in forms of bodies in order represent experiences families and people are suffering when fleeing from their country. I´m very proud of their creativity and particularly their empathy to arise awareness for such a sensitive... Continue Reading →
The arrival by Shaun Tan
A graphic novel that tells the story of an immigrant´s experience in an imaginary world.
How a graphic novel lets students talk..
Migration/Immigration is one of the main topics in our English curriculum in year 12 and it offers manifold options in the EFL classroom to engage students actively and especially to promote speaking skills by means of various forms of discussions. While looking for discussion scenarios I came across an article published in the FSU English... Continue Reading →
Boost your students’ motivation with native speakers’ commentaries… “a Texan in my classroom”
Increasing oral participation in the EFL classroom is one the toughest challenges we teachers have to face. However, we already know that motivation is one of the key factors to enhance interaction. So we keep looking for material that motivates our students to talk about it and this might take hours of research. But sometimes... Continue Reading →
Kreuzworträtsel online erstellen
Eine Alternative zur klassischen Überprüfung des Textverständnisses in Form eines Test ist ein Kreuzworträtsel. Dafür gibt es einige kostenlose Programme online, z.B. https://www.xwords-generator.de/de Dieses Programm eignet sich ebenfalls dafür, die Schüler eigene Kreuzworträtsel zu erstellen, da es sehr einfach zu bedienen ist.