Collaborative idea generation for ELT

Archive for February, 2012

House

After a string of tech-related prompts, it’s about time I gave you something offline!

Another one-word week:

house

That’s it.
What would you do with this word in your classroom? You can make any assumptions you like about the context it is used in. Post your ideas in the comments below. All ideas are welcome (there are no wrong answers!)

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Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co

This week’s prompt was suggested by @theteacherjames. Thanks James!

Superhero supplies banner

The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. has a whole catalogue of superhero supplies available for purchase, in categories such as ‘Capes’, ‘Secret Identities’ and ‘Lairs’. The company has a real shop in New York. It has a great-looking catalogue, and all purchases support 826nyc: “a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills”.

What would you do with this site in your classroom? You can make any assumptions you like about the context it is used in. Post your ideas in the comments below. All ideas are welcome (there are no wrong answers!)

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Interactive migrations map

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This fascinating migration map shows immigration and emigration statistics around the world, based on 2007 figures. It’s quite addictive!

What would you do with this map in your classroom? You can make any assumptions you like about the context it is used in. Post your ideas in the comments below. All ideas are welcome (there are no wrong answers!)

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