Your Students Have More Talent: Masters and Servants

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 04 May 2021 > Pedagogy

Your students seem particularly inspired by the final task in a sequence from Shine Bright Terminale:  File 4 Masters and Servants: writing a diary entry for one of the household of an aristocratic British home. This is the second set of entries we’re publishing.   In this sequence,  in Axe 2 Private Space and Public Space, … Continue reading “Your Students Have More Talent: Masters and Servants”

A Free Poster for Earth Day

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 22 April 2021 > Webpicks

This Earth Day, 22 April, President Biden is hosting an online Leaders’ Summit on Climate ahead of the UN’s COP 26 Climate Change Conference that is supposed to take place in Glasgow in November. And he made the surprise pledge to cut the U.S.’s carbon emissions by half in the next decade, double the previous … Continue reading “A Free Poster for Earth Day”

Bite Back Food Campaign

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 23 March 2021 > Ready to Use

Bite Back 2030  is a campaign led by British young people aiming to redesign what they call the “food system” to put young people’s health first. This resource features an eye-opening social experiment the campaign carried out to show volunteers just how much they were influenced by advertising when it came to making food choices. … Continue reading “Bite Back Food Campaign”

St Patrick’s Day on the Web

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 11 March 2021 > Webpicks

St Patrick’s Day, 17 March, is a great time to inject some Irish culture into your classroom, with these videos, audio and interactive activities. Happy St Patrick’s Day – some of the figures may be a bit approximate in this promotional video, but it’s great for becoming familiar with some Irish traditions and traits, and … Continue reading “St Patrick’s Day on the Web”

Your Students Have Talent: Masters and Servants

Posted by Speakeasy News > Wednesday 17 February 2021 > Pedagogy

It’s always lovely to see students’ work. Here are some diary entries pupils wrote as their final task in a sequence from Shine Bright Terminale:  File 4 Masters and Servants. In this sequence,  in Axe 2 Private Space and Public Space, students considered to what extent private and public spaces are codified by British society. … Continue reading “Your Students Have Talent: Masters and Servants”

Change in Australia’s National Anthem to Reflect Indigenous Heritage

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 07 January 2021 > In the News

Australia started the new year with a change in its national anthem designed to be more inclusive of all Australians. On 31 December, Conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the change of a single word that is heavy with significance. The words of “Advance Australia Fair” included the line “For we are young and free”. … Continue reading “Change in Australia’s National Anthem to Reflect Indigenous Heritage”

Greta Thunberg Donates Million Euro Prize

Posted by Speakeasy News > Thursday 23 July 2020 > In the News

The 17-year-old founder of the School Strike for Climate movement has been awarded the inaugural Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity. And immediately announced that she would donate the one million euro prize money to environmental projects through her foundation. This is the first year the Portuguese philanthropic Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation awarded the Prize for Humanity, which … Continue reading “Greta Thunberg Donates Million Euro Prize”

Everything You Wanted to Know About Shine Bright Terminale

Posted by Speakeasy News > Tuesday 02 June 2020 > Pedagogy

Toutes les informations sur Shine Bright Terminale en quatre étapes faciles. Step 1: cette vidéo explicative de 3 minutes: les thèmes, les séquences de taille variée, les outils numériques, la préparation au baccalauréat… Step 2: Cliquez sur les liens ci-dessous pour le feuilletage, l’extrait du livre du prof, etc. Feuilleter Shine Bright Terminale. Télécharger la … Continue reading “Everything You Wanted to Know About Shine Bright Terminale”

Sioux Want to Stop Covid-19 Entering Reservations

Posted by Speakeasy News > Monday 11 May 2020 > In the News

Two Native American tribes are in a standoff with South Dakota governor Kristi Noem over checkpoints the tribes have erected to try to limit exposure to Covid-19 on their reservations. The tribes say it’s a question of life and death since centuries of neglect mean their medical services are too limited to cope with an … Continue reading “Sioux Want to Stop Covid-19 Entering Reservations”