Travel to Dublin or Norwich for Language Training Courses

Posted by Speakeasy News > Friday 05 November 2021 > Pedagogy

Every year, the Education Ministry finances 400 courses in language and culture in EU countries for language teachers in primary or secondary. Applications need to be in by 17 January 2022. The two-week courses take place during the summer holidays. This year there are two in Dublin and two in Norwich (England), from 11 to … Continue reading “Travel to Dublin or Norwich for Language Training Courses”

Résister à ses automatismes au collège: webinaire

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 04 November 2021 > Pedagogy

Les études de psychologie et de neurodidactique peuvent fournir des outils pratiques pour les enseignants. Vous pourrez découvrir l’importance du contrôle inhibiteur au collège lors d’une conférence interactive le 24 novembre 2021. Le contrôle inhibiteur, c’est la capacité cognitive permettant de résister à un automatisme lorsque ce dernier n’est pas pertinent. Au quotidien, nous avons … Continue reading “Résister à ses automatismes au collège: webinaire”

So Many Short Films at the This is England Festival in Rouen

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 13 October 2021 > Pedagogy

The festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary edition a year late from 12 to 20 November. Last year’s edition was postponed several times because of COVID. So the organisers decided to organise a bumper edition this year, with last year’s selection and a new one. And as usual, special attention has been given to school … Continue reading “So Many Short Films at the This is England Festival in Rouen”

Your Students Have Talent: Standard English

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 13 October 2021 > Pedagogy

And in our series Your Students Have Talent, here is just a small sample of an amazing discussion by students studying Shine Bright AMC SnapFile 12 Standard English, about the status of English alongside other languages in the world today. The Terminale students from Lycée Bellevue in Le Mans were participating in the final task … Continue reading “Your Students Have Talent: Standard English”

Your Students Have Talent: Masked Self Portraits

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 13 October 2021 > Pedagogy

We always love to see your students’ work. Adeline Paget sent us photos of her 6e students who did the masked self-portraits activity we suggested. The students from Collège Albert Camus  La Norville made the folded self portraits showing themselves masked and unmasked and including self-describing adjectives, and then displayed them on the doors of … Continue reading “Your Students Have Talent: Masked Self Portraits”

Creative Writing Competition: Vivian Maier’s Photography

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 30 September 2021 > Pedagogy

Vivian Maier’s extraordinary photos of New York and Chicago streets, portraits and self-portraits, were discovered by chance in 2007. A selection is currently on show at the Musée du Luxembourg in Paris and we’d like to challenge your pupils to write stories inspired by the images. We would like pupils to write an imaginative piece … Continue reading “Creative Writing Competition: Vivian Maier’s Photography”

The Big Reveal: Our Next Reading Guide Will Be…

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 30 September 2021 > Pedagogy

Thank you to all of you who answered our poll about which of the oeuvres intégrales for Terminale LLCER you would like a Reading Guide for first. And the winner is… The Buddha of Suburbia (1990) by Hanif Kureishi, a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story about a boy with an English mother and Pakistani father growing up … Continue reading “The Big Reveal: Our Next Reading Guide Will Be…”

Innovation en Education

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 29 September 2021 > Pedagogy

Venez assister aux conférences, débats et présentations pour découvrir de nombreuses innovations pédagogiques et échanger avec des enseignants et formateurs lors du Congrès Innovation en Éducation les 2 et 3 octobre. Assistez aux conférences et débats en présentiel ou en ligne. Sophie Martinez, la créatrice de la mallette de jeux Still English, participera à un … Continue reading “Innovation en Education”