“Any teacher that can be replaced with a computer, deserves to be.” – David Thornburg

29 May 2013

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09 May 2013

MULTIMEDIA ENGLISH

Check this out... video lessons, music, slideshows and so on.



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08 May 2013

EDUCATION FOR ALL




US society divided over gun control after Conneticut massacre:   Massacre prompts bulletproof vest range: video with transcript

Previous Education posts here.

           "The mediocre teacher tells.
            The good teacher explains.
            The superior teacher demonstrates.
            The great teacher inspires."
                  ~William A. Ward~


Multiple choice listening: School Report

Lots of exercises about school (vocabulary, reading, listening, idioms, etc.)



Baggy trousers official video: THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, art. 26:
  • (1) Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.
  • (2) Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.
  • (3) Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.
Horrible Histories
Victorian work song (poor Victorian kids had a fate worse than school!)



Now, with lyrics: School, glorious school! Wonderful school! Marvellous school! Wish we went to schoooooool!