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Inventions and their inventors in the industrial revolution

Overview Collaborative history lesson for students learning English using Prezi as presentation tool. Description As a warming up activity the students are invited  to turn on their smartphones and launch Kahoot to do a short quiz on the main inventions and inventors of the industrial revolution. Then the teacher presents the Prezi template that he has  Full Article…

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How old is a tree?

Not really e-learning but thought I’d share this anyway – a great idea for really understanding how old trees are as well as getting some sense of history.  You could hype it up a bit by getting the birds in the tree tweeting to each other about what they could see at any point in  Full Article…

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Planet Qej

I think Chris Leach invented this but I’ve used it and it’s fabulous! Get the children to set up twitter accounts using the names of robots from Planet Qej.  The robots  are landed by space capsule somewhere on Planet Earth with a mission to collect data about this unknown planet.  Teacher is mission control back  Full Article…

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Picture description in English lessons with iPads

During the last weeks we had the chance to use iPads in our lessons. In the English lessons I had an easy and successful start with the use of the App “Keynote”, the integrated camera and the big picture books of our daughter (Wimmelbücher). These books are made of painted pictures with witty scenes from  Full Article…

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