Giving and Getting Feedback with Vocaroo

As a foreign language teacher, one of my favourite online tools is Vocaroo, a free online voice recording service used by teachers and students around the world with very high intensity especially during lockdown periods. But why do I like Vocaroo? Because there are so many things we can do with this great handy tool.

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Computer Games – the Key to Successful Foreign Language Teaching

Technology has promoted the evolution of edutainment, therefore teachers can use a lot of edutainment materials in order to compete with all media distractions for students’ time and attention, and they can actually use technology to make their work better. Educational games are designed to teach students about certain subjects, to help them acquire certain skills while playing and to reinforce students’ development such as board games, card games, video games, films, art, drama documentaries, music, language games etc. They are considered to belong to the field of edutainment, a new term related to games that has been introduced along the years.

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Avantajele proiectării demersului didactic pe unități de învățare

Împărțirea materiei școlare în funcție de tematică se face prin intermediul unității de învățare, componentă esențială în cadrul procesului de predare-învățare-evaluare. În condițiile noului curriculum, parcurgerea programei devine cea esențială, obligatorie, iar manualul devine doar o resursă de învățare pentru elevi. Programa trebuie parcursă în mod obligatoriu de toți, dar într-un mod contextualizat si adaptat la contexte concrete diferite.

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Learning Vocabulary through Drawing

Young children remember words more easily if they learn them by drawing, colouring or by making things. One of the advantages of learning vocabulary through drawing is that creative activities help young learners: develop language skills in a stress-free, natural way; use meaningful language to them; test their skills in a fun, interesting way.

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Literature eBooks and ICT for Enriching Students’ Vocabulary

It is generally accepted that information and communication technology (ICT) is an integral part of today’s world. Language education is a domain where open-access resources, online courses, virtual classrooms, and social networks based on information and communication technology (ICT) are being increasingly used to provide learners access to information, promote interaction, improve communicative skills and enhance digital literacy skills. However, within the rapid growth of technology, online resources and tools present both opportunities and challenges. Therefore, to obtain the maximum potential of ICT in language teaching, it is vital to be used in a pedagogically sound way that corresponds to the individual needs of the learners.

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Utilizarea parcursurilor aplicative în lecțiile de educație fizică

Parcursurile aplicative sunt de o deosebită eficiență și cu o largă posibilitate de utilizare la toate categoriile de clase și elevi. Această mare accesibilitate este determinată de posibilitatea adaptării lor la cele mai variate condiții de lucru, indiferent de vârsta și gradul de cunoștințe ale elevilor, cu condiția de a selecționa pentru alcătuirea lor exerciții corespunzătoare.

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Modern Teaching and Learning Methods

According to J. Scrievener, 2005, the modern teacher’s main role is to help students learn, by enabling them to work at their own pace, by giving short explanations and by encouraging them to actively participate, talk, interact and do things, during lessons. So, students are the most active in this process and they explore, try out, make learning interesting, with the help of their teacher. The development of society, over the past decades, has had a strong influence on teaching methods, which have changed, in order to reflect a better understanding of the children’s psychology, while dealing with and accepting the technological discoveries.

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Joc de energizare și de spargere a gheții Walk & Stop

Jocul de energizare și spargere a gheții este o activitate fizică care are scopul să îmbunătățească circulația sangvină în tot corpul, inclusiv în creier, astfel, restabilind energia după o pauză sau o activitate îndelungată. Acest tip de joc poate fi folosit cu succes și la începutul unor ore de curs, când participanții fie încă nu se cunosc, fie sunt timizi sau pasivi.

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The Key to Successful Partnerships

I have been teaching English for 18 years now and I have been involved in a lot of extracurricular activities for more than 10 years. At first, I was not sure of their benefit and I was convinced that there were no real results. Then, I got the chance to organize different workshops in school and I saw the students’ enthusiasm and their eagerness to do something different.

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