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by AndreAnn
Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:54 pm
Forum: Material Writing
Topic: The use of humor in the classroom
Replies: 4
Views: 5120

The use of humor in the classroom

I am starting this post to have your opinions and strategies about using humor as a teaching tool. I have read several books by Ronald A. Berks such as Professors are from Mars and students are from snickers and Using humor as a teaching defibrilator. I noticed that many studies show that using humo...
by AndreAnn
Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:47 pm
Forum: Texts
Topic: Texts - Digital Texts
Replies: 16
Views: 10436

I think that digital texts are better for tyounger learners. Teenagers need to have concrete material and they are also harder to control in an computer environment. Teens need to be encouraged to read printed texts since they are already using the computer. Arousing their intererst for books such a...
by AndreAnn
Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:42 pm
Forum: Secondary School Education
Topic: Secondary School Eudcation - Motivation
Replies: 11
Views: 7223

I think that the best way to keep highschool students motivsted is to talk about things that they can relate to and that they like even if it not the same for you. Teachers need to be creative in the way they bring about the subject. A good idea for classroom discussion can include facebook, twiter,...
by AndreAnn
Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:37 pm
Forum: Intensive English Programs
Topic: Intensive English programs
Replies: 11
Views: 8164

I think that intensive courses are great for students ( especially young learners) because it allows them to have more time to get familiar with the language. I have also notices that students that have intensive courses in elementry schools do much better in highschool and they are also more motiva...
by AndreAnn
Thu Feb 17, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Bilingual Education
Topic: english movie can help the students improve their english?
Replies: 18
Views: 10514

I think that students CAN improve their English skill through the use of movie watching. However, I think that it is something that they can do at home rather than in class. Since teacher don't have a lot of time to spend with their students, it is more important to teach structures and improve oral...