"KelAnglaisPrimaire offre des des chansons, des fiches de travail, des leçons audio (.mp3), des recettes et des idées creatives
pour enseigner l'anglais aux enfants. Les matériels sont créés par une américaine, Kelly Robic, une specialiste en éducation et communications. KelAnglaisPrimaire est pour les parents et les instituteurs qui ont envie d'enseigner l'anglais à leurs enfants et à leurs élèves. Et c'est gratuit!" Voir également son BLOG pour l'astuce du jour.
Willow, Missing Colorado Cat, Found In New York City Streets
"A calico cat named Willow, who disappeared from a home near the Rocky Mountains five years ago, was found Wednesday on a Manhattan street...
How she got to New York, more than 1,600 miles away, and the kind of life she lived in the city are mysteries..."
40 Noises That Built Pop
with a list of 40 of those sounds, with the story behind each and samples for you to hear. (Neatorama)
"Modern technology has made it incredibly easy to emulate the sound of a rock band.
Plug the right guitar into the right amplifier and you're already on your way to sounding like Kurt Cobain...
And so the palette of rock and pop music was formed - a series of happy accidents, developed, refined and combined, mixed down
and presented to us. Here are some of the most distinctive and, in no particular order, the records that best showcase them."
Bernard Hogan-Howe new Metropolitan Police commissioner - 12 September 2011
ARTICLE + VIDEOS
"Speaking briefly at Scotland Yard, the new commissioner said he wanted to lead a force that criminals fear and the public trust...
Mr Hogan-Howe will be in charge of more than 50,000 staff, including 32,000 officers.
The force, the biggest in the UK, includes more than a fifth of all police in England and Wales.
The commissioner's job combines policing London and responsibility for national security issues such as combating terrorism."
CNN Student News: Remembering 9/11
"This special edition of CNN Student News is dedicated to marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
We review the events of that historic day, and we visit remembrance ceremonies at Ground Zero in New York,
the Pentagon in Washington, and a field in Pennsylvania. We also learn about new memorials built to honor those lost." View transcript >>
World Teachers' Day,
"held annually on October 5th since 1994, commemorates teachers’ organizations worldwide.
Its aim is to mobilise support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met by teachers.
According to UNESCO, World Teachers' Day represents a significant token of the awareness, understanding and appreciation displayed for the vital contribution that teachers make to education and development."
We Are All Americans: The World’s Response to 9/11
- "In London, the Star Spangled Banner played during the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace,
while traffic came to a standstill in The Mall nearby...
- In Dublin, shops and pubs were closed during a national day of mourning, and people waited in a three-hour line to sign a book of condolences...
- In India, children taped up signs that read, “This is an attack on all of us,” and in Austria, church bells tolled in unison..." (mentalfloss.com)
Rugby World Cup opens in New Zealand - 9 September 2011
"The Rugby World Cup has officially opened in New Zealand, described
by Prime Minister John Key as the biggest event his country has staged." + AUDIO
Audio slideshow: History of Vegas in neon
"There is perhaps no city in the world more renowned for its neon than Las Vegas. But as times change, and
as casinos and hotels come and go, many of Vegas' classic neon signs are in danger of disappearing.
The Las Vegas Neon Museum is working to collect and restore the city's old signage, much of which is now on display
in the museum's so-called Boneyard. Take a journey through the city's past with historian Michael Green and the museum's Danielle Kelly."
After 9/11: Global effects of the 'war on terror' - Map + Videos "The attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001 led to sweeping changes in US foreign and security policy.
President George W Bush characterised this new approach as the "war on terror".
Click on the images... to find out more about the aftershocks of the 9/11 attacks around the world..."
Cartoon: TV Judges
"This cartoon by Gary Barker from The Sun relates to news that the Government
are to overturn a ban on filming in courtrooms in England and Wales." + COMMENT + VOCABULARY + LINKS
Reading inspires kids- Cute commercial...
"How tired I am of this unbearable distance between us.
How I long for the toll of the recess bell.
Have you forgotten me, grown mindless of me?
Tell me I am not writing into an abyss,
Or that is what will become of my heart."
Explore the World Trade Center site - interactive
"Take a guided tour of the World Trade Center site in New York and find out about the plans for a memorial, a museum,
giant skyscrapers and a massive new station, with narration from Dara McQuillan from developer Silverstein Properties."
Cartoon: The Visible Policeman
"This cartoon by Paul Thomas from The Daily Express relates to a think tank report which calls for police officers in Britain
to wear their uniform to and from work because it said the public would be reassured to see more officers on their daily commute..."
+ COMMENT + LINK
Space junk - a webquest
"Have you ever heard of space junk before? If not, then you might also be asking these questions:
What is it? Where did it come from? Who put it there? Is it a good thing? Is it bad???
Keep reading to find out the answer to these questions..."
London’s iconic red buses are going green. - August 25, 2011
"The city has introduced a fleet of eight vehicles fuelled entirely by hydrogen, some of the least-polluting buses in Europe...
There is even talk of turning London’s iconic black taxis into hydro-powered vehicles as well."
My memories of 9/11
- Sarah couldn’t believe her ears when she heard the news of the attacks in New York on September 11th.
- Jenny thinks the world has changed a lot since the events of 9/11 in the USA. It has become more violent.
- Jenny explains that her brother-in-law was in New York at the time of the attacks and how she felt. - Jenny talks about where she was and what she was doing when she heard about the news of the attacks in the USA in 2001 and also how she felt.
The Jive Aces present: Bring Me Sunshine
(YouTube) + LYRICS "Bring me Sunshine, in your smile,
Bring me Laughter, all the while,
In this world where we live, there should be more happiness,
So much joy you can give, to each brand new bright tomorrow..."
Top 5 Ways to Get to Know Your Students
"The following ideas include some original icebreakers and community-building activities that double
as assessment opportunities, skill-building lessons, or projects that result in a unique, inspiring classroom decoration..."
"is where you can find all the games from across the English for 2012 section:
entertain yourself by learning about essential and unusual facts about Olympic history;
score points improving your sports vocabulary;
test your knowledge about facts and figures of London 2012."
"is a feature film directed by Peter Mullan.
Set in Glasgow, the film tells the story of John McGill (Conor McCarron), a teenage boy growing up in 1970s Scotland.
The story line follows John's involvement with Glasgow's ned culture and the consequences of it on his teenage years."
"is a derogatory term applied in Scotland to hooligans, louts or petty criminals, latterly with the stereotypical implication
that they wear casual sports clothes. Such usage in Glasgow dates back to the 1960s or earlier...
Neds and "ned culture" are associated with violence, particularly in poorer housing schemes
constructed on the periphery of towns or cities in the post-war era...
One folk etymology for Ned is that it stands for "Non-Educated Delinquent,"..."