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LATEST IN LEARNING

Peut réussir : Une expérimentation réussie des groupes de competences

Une expérience des groupes de compétence par une équipe de professeurs du Lycée Montaigne, Paris

IN THE FIELD

Les cartes mentales : un outil efficace

Sylvie Dumez, qui enseigne dans un collège de REP, recourt de façon régulière aux cartes mentales, (mind-mapping) et nous en expose les raisons.

YOUNG LEARNERS

Anglais et Interdisciplinarité en primaire

Pierre Pinet relate une expérience menée par deux stagiaires PE2 à l’IUFM et encourage les professeurs des écoles à exploiter cette piste qui valorise l’anglais tout en l’intégrant dans l’apprentissage de l’élève.

INTERACTION

Défense de stationner

On se fixe beaucoup d’interdits dans le métier de professeur d’anglais. Interdits dont l’origine, obscure, remonte peut-être a des récits d’inspections d’antan ou des souvenirs de son propre passé de collégien. Dans le premier volet de cet article consacré aux interdits, Claudine Martina invite les professeurs à oser remettre en cause ces pratiques routinières.

CAMEO

The Titans of Tech

Elaine McCarthy introduces you to the young men who brought you Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, and the world of social networking.

TO THE POINT

Censorship on the Internet

It used to be easy to understand how censorship worked: books and texts were banned (or burned), and committed citizens would circulate a few copies underground. But how does censorship on the internet work?

PANORAMA

Evolution of a Controversy: The War Over Darwin

In the United States, creationists and proponents of evolution have been engaged in a long-running battle over how to teach the origins of mankind in public schools. The article provides a brief history of reactions to Darwin in England and America.

GOING PLACES

Marvellous Melbourne

Marian Hollings emigrated to Melbourne, Victoria from the North of England, at the age of 13. She talks about that experience, and how Melbourne has evolved over the years.

LITERARY HORIZONS

What’s New in Aussie Literature?

A look at today’s major Australian novelists and poets.

YESTERDAY

From LPs to MP3s

Vinyl records have disappeared, and so have short-lived cassette tapes. Are CD’s on the brink of destruction too? LP, CD, MP3… the acronyms may come and go, but the music remains.

SEASONAL

Christmas: from Pagan to Puritan to Pay, Pay, Pay

An examination of the metamorphosis of Christmas and its trappings through the ages.

LETTER FROM LONDON

The 51st State?

With the Bush-Blair era fast adding into distant memory, James Payne, writing from London, tells us about the special relationship that links the two countries: shared interests and mutual understanding and empathy, yet with some differences.

TOP OF THE CLASS

Films, books, art exhibits and more on the themes of the issue or simply of interest to ESL teachers.