Mentimeter is a platform that allows you to create interactive presentations to conduct live question and answer sessions, polls and more. The resource can be used by teachers, for the preparation of classes, or by students, for the presentation of works and projects. Among the main features available are presentation creation, real-time data collection and audience opinions using smartphones and data export.
Wordwall.net allows teachers to create interactive games and printed materials for their students. Teachers simply enter the content they want, choose the game template and the website automates the rest. Interactive activities are played on any web-enabled device, like a computer, tablet, phone or interactive whiteboard. They can be played individually by students, or be teacher-led with students taking turns at the front of the class. Printable activities can be printed out directly or [...]
Suggestions for pedagogical actions in the context of the covid-19 pandemic
The Xperience Nova Escola collection is a series of textbooks for the final years of Elementary School (6th to 9th grade), developed by dozens of English language teachers and specialists from all over Brazil, as part of the Skills for Prosperity programme. As Emergency Remote Learning may still be the reality of many schools in 2021, Nova Escola has prepared the guide "Suggestions for pedagogical actions in the context of the covid-19 pandemic" to help teachers use the collection in this [...]
Distance learning and English language learners
Teachers and students around the globe have been facing challenging times as we face the COVID-19 pandemic. For many of our students and their families, these challenging times have turned into a crisis. Though a vaccine might offer signs of hope, it’s going to be many months until its distribution has a substantial positive impact on our communities. In this post, Larry Ferlazzo offers a number of suggestions that educators around the world might or might not find helpful as they craft [...]
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Limited learning and impaired oral skills are some of the impacts of the pandemic on English teaching
Lack of internet connection and devices have prevented many students from attending online classes. Public schools have adopted different strategies to reach these students, such as the distribution of printed material and broadcasts via open TV.
Use of technological resources in language teaching is expected to grow in the post-pandemic
Digital tools can enhance learning, but it is necessary to engage students so that they have effective participation. Public policies must act to ensure universal access to the internet and the inclusion of all students.
My experience: Working with heterogeneous classes through active methodologies
Guilherme Augusto dos Santos Póvoa, English language teacher of the technical course at the Federal Institute of Espírito Santo (Ifes), in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim.
My experience: Project-based learning in English classes
Ezequiel Gonçalves de Paula, elementary school II teacher in the municipal network of Varre-Sai (RJ), and elementary school II and high school in the state network of Minas Gerais, in the city of Eugenópolis
Humanistic futures of learning: Perspectives from UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks
UNESCO’s Futures of Education initiative is generating global engagement and debate on education, learning and knowledge to inspire the multiple possible futures of humanity and of the planet. Based on the assumption that the complex challenges of today’s world require innovative solutions beyond established sectoral approaches and disciplinary boundaries, the UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks […]