Category: Language

Stuff that has to do with Language lessons

Codenames – The Next Day

I continue to be impressed by the conversation that Codenames is eliciting in my students. Hearing the discussion on a clue of “Birds:5” was interesting to see how they could connect it to as many cards as possible. I also added in the “0” clue, where I tell them at least one card/concept that is…

AVADIN – Day 9 – All Grown Up

One of my favourite BNL lyrics comes from a song called Baby Seat, “If you think growing up is tough, Then you’ve just not grown enough…”. I think it hits to the heart of the human experience, that the life we have lived doesn’t really get easier, and the things that we thought were so…

AVADIN – Day 3 – OK GO do this!

Our board has delivered at least 50 mobile devices to each of our schools, with the hope of bringing these tools closer to where the learning is happening. The instructions coming along side their delivery was that their purpose was not to be a game station (or as “free-time” devices) but to be used for…

AVADIN – Day 2 – *Gulp*

Leading on from yesterday’s animation talk – this next video is an examination of what is possible with what is in our pocket. Billed as the world’s largest Stop Motion animation, take a look below: It is filmed entirely on the Nokia N8, and shows students how easy it can be to create using the…