For the past three years my students at Nannestad vgs have been writing and receiving letters from inmates all over the United States of America. We write to juveniles who have been incarcerated as adults where many of them are serving life without parole. Their… Read More
This will be the topic for Randall J. Stephens` talk on our English seminar this spring. He teaches American Studies and History at Northumbria University, Newcastle, and below he shares his top tips on following the upcoming election with your students.
Happy New Year – and welcome back! While Språkrådet named “det grønne skiftet”, Oxford Dictionaries named the emoji “Face with tears of joy” Word of the Year.
Have you planned that very last English lesson before Christmas yet? If not, here is a suggestion from us.
Halloween is just around the corner – Buh! We take this opportunity to remind you about the teaching material we made last year.
Meet Oskar Veggeland, Max Meinich and Oscar Lilleby, who are spending this autumn in Bath. Read their story.
The USA’s position as The Land of Opportunity is challenged shows this prosperity index from the Legatum Institute, a non-profit UK thinktank. In fact, Norway, for the fifth year in a row, took first prize as the world’s most prosperous country. This is a great… Read More
Enticing students to share their individual stories strengthens the class community and builds mutual understanding. Here is a great resource to teach oral skills: The Moth And here’s a link to The Moth’s webpage for inspiration.
Do you make a point of teaching your students vocational vocabulary? Bronia Hamilton, Oslo’s FYR co-ordinator, advises her students to impress external examiners by consciously using their vocational vocabulary. Ben Cornell at Bergen Maritime School uses SKILLS for Elektrofag and missed a list of relevant… Read More
Happy New Beginnings! The first term of the school year is nearly over and it may be the perfect time to have a proper conversation with each and every student. Feedback is, after all, one of the most powerful tools to support learning.