The second ACLE Video Con-corso English Videos to Motivate Your Students was met with resounding success. We received over 70 video submissions. The committee has selected the following videos as particularly meritorious; the top three in both categories are the prize-winners. CONGRATULATIONS! Thank you to all of the students and teachers who participated and made the concorso such
Congratulations to the teachers and students of Istituto Comprensivo “Suor Celestina Donati” on the completion of the ACLE School Project! ACLE’s workshop facilitator, Bobby Whyte, taught English to 15 classes of Scuola Primaria and Scuola Media students for a total of 15 weeks from January to April. The project included a wide variety of fun
Thank you to the students and staff of Liceo Scientifico, Classico, Linguistico Statale “Alfonso Maria de’Liguori”, Acerra—Napoli! We had a great morning of Songwriting in the English Classroom with 4th Superiore students in the Aula Magna. After writing their own songs, the students then gathered around the piano for a very special performance of Teenage Dream by
This week, we’re taking a look at Dropbox, the online file-sharing service used by over 200 million people around the world. In recent times, educators have recognised the advantages of Dropbox in the classroom as a powerful tool for collaboration. In this article, we’ll explore a few of these ideas. What is Dropbox? Dropbox in
Greetings parents and children! On Saturday, November 23rd 2013, ACLE organised its third Parents & Child workshop in Ronco Scrivia, Genova. It was a wonderful afternoon full of activities, songs, games and drama performances! To begin, we had a warmup with the parents and children together. We organised a massage circle when the parents gently
Greetings parents, teachers, and friends! On Sunday, 17th November, ACLE organised its 4th treasure hunt in Venezia. Italian teachers, parents, students and even the sun made an appearance on the day for what was a spectacular event. Several of the activities required our participants to visit the Jewish Ghetto, price Carnevale masks and serenade gondoliers!
“Technology will not replace teachers, but teachers who use technology will replace those who do not.” — Anon Hello teachers! This is the second in a new series of articles aimed at teachers who would like to gain a better understanding of the potential of technology in the Italian classroom. In the last few years,
Thank you to the students and staff of Istituto Superiore Statale “Michele Sanmicheli”, Verona! We had a great morning of Photography in the English Classroom with 1st, 2nd and 3rd Superiore students! The students of I.S.S. “Michele Sanmicheli” were asked to describe the unusual photography of ‘retouch artist’ Erik Johansson (view his work here). After this, we played
Thank you to the students and staff of Istituto Comprensivo Statale di Albignasego! We had a great morning of Songwriting with 1st, 2nd and 3rd Media students. Here is a short video of one particular group who decided to write an ‘anti-love’ song to their girlfriend. Hope to see you again!