Saturday, March 30, 2013

Visually Attractive Posters for your Class. A must have!

We all know the value of visual aids in the classroom. Whether they are used to present a topic, for language practice or revision, attractive visual aids are a must in every classroom. 

The best 10 tools to create posters for your class.

Choose one of the tools presented and prepare a poster to use in one of your classes.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Are you doing what you love right now?

Generation X, Generation Y, Millennials, Digital Natives... Different ways to describe the kids we have in our classrooms. 

But what are they like? What characteristics can you find in them? And most important for us... How do they learn?

The main objective of this activity is to understand a little better what makes them tick, what is the best way to reach out and help them grow. 

Watch the video and pick out the character traits mentioned or described. We will be sharing your findings and views.  


Mashable, a leading source for news, information and resources for the Connected Generation published the following article which provides information on some of their key behaviours and attitudes.   

Millennial Consumers: Engaged, Optimistic, Charitable

What do you think are the implications of these findings? 
Do they agree with your own experience? 
Do you think this affects the way you teach?

Now let´s see what happens with us. Take the quizz and find out...

How millennial are you?