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Can we go NOW??? Workshop auf Englisch und Theater in der Gymnasium Carl-von-Ossietzky, Bonn

https://cvo-bonn.de/index.php/lernen-und-leben/news-archiv-schuljahr-16-17/126-can-we-go-now Can we go NOW??? Workshop auf Englisch und Theater in der Gymnasium Carl-von-Ossietzky, Bonn Die 5c bekam vor kurzem in zwei Doppelstunden ihres Englischunterrichts Besuch von Evie Prentoulis. Evie ist in den USA und in England aufgewachsen und führt … Continue reading

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Fest der Kulturen, (Multicultural Festival), Bonn, May 2017

Volunteering as a children’s animator with the NGO Plan International – which helps girls world-wide to get a better education.  What a fun day it was at Bonn’s annual Fest der Kulturen –

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From unconscious to conscious “competents”: how adults can learn new languages as if they were children

  Kids are “unconscious competents”. Most learn languages quickly and easily, seemingly without trying. Let’s copy them so we adults can dispel the myth that only children can learn new languages. I learned six languages after the age of 18. … Continue reading

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Top Ten Benefits of Global Kids Through Drama and English

“Highly intelligent play!” Sarka R., parent, Prague, Czech Republic Top Ten Benefits of Joining Global Kids Through Drama and English 1. Global awareness: Globalism is a defining feature of the 21st century world in which we live. Global Kids Through Drama … Continue reading

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The Power of Play

“Play is the work of the child.” – Maria Montessori Kids love to play.  Playing helps them to be happy, to explore, to create original thoughts and to express themselves without guidance.  Most importantly, playing helps children make sense of … Continue reading

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Culture, Star Wars, Dinosaurs and a Child’s Imagination in the English Classroom

A second-grade English learner practices story-telling across four Earth Time eons/eras: Hadean (pre-Cambrian) with our paper-mâché volcano in the background, Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic Eras color-coded (matching mats with pictures and information not in this photo.)  The student has to … Continue reading

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A Child’s Language Learning Through Performance

A Teacher’s Message to Parents On Their Child’s Learning Through Performance:        As a parent, what better way to KNOW you are getting results with your child’s learning? Most children are not too camera-shy. Some are, and I make sure … Continue reading

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