Around the World In 78 Days!
Jules Verne imagined travelling around the world in 80 days. Scottish cyclist Mark Beaumont did better, cycling around the world 78 days, 14 hours and 28 minutes!
2017 Hurricane Season is Exceptionally Severe
After the terrible flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, Irma is now being classed as the second strongest Atlantic hurricane in history. Both hurricanes are reached category 5, the maximum strength. This is the first time since records began more than 150 years ago that two category 5 hurricanes have hit in the same season. And it’s not over yet.
It is the King!
Stephen King is the prolific author of suspense, horror, sci-fi and fantasy books like Carrie, The Shining and The Stand. He has seen his work adapted into movies, TV shows and even comic books. In August, The Mist has became a TV series on Netflix and Dark Tower hit cinemas. A new version of It will make clowns terrifying again in September, and a new King TV series has started airing in the U.S.A.
Postcrossing: Postcards Project
Demander aux élèves d’écrire des cartes postales est un exercice classique d’expression écrite. Le site Postcrossing permet d’envoyer et de recevoir des vraies cartes postales tout en faisant l’apprentissage de l’utilisation d’un réseau social. Voici le récit de deux expériences de projets pédagogiques utilisant Postcrossing, le premier en lycée, le second un projet inter-degré collège-lycée.

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