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"I, too, sing America": 5 Significant Michelle Obama Speeches - Communication23 May 2019

When the Obama era came to a close in the United States, much was made - and rightly so - about his abilities as an orator. Websites and newspapers were ranking his top speeches, comparing them to J.F.K.,... more

"I, too, sing America": 5 Significant Michelle Obama Speechesfree23 May 2019

When the Obama era came to a close in the United States, much was made - and rightly so - about his abilities as an orator. Websites and newspapers were ranking his top speeches, comparing them to J.F.K.,... more

Teaching resources23 May 2019

These pages offer a range of resources and teaching ideas for the area of exploration: readers, writers and texts. more

Prior Perspectives: The Preconception Gamefree21 May 2019

Quite early in the Language and Literature course, teachers will want to get their students to do some self-reflection, and ideas can be recorded in learner portfolios. Students, if they are going to... more

Generation Z - #memyselfieandifree16 May 2019

We have arrived at Generation Z. It is this so-called iGeneration that we currently teach. For them, familiarity with the Internet and social media started from a young age. They grew up in the early... more

Strategies for Critical Thinkers: A Plurality of Readings15 May 2019

In the course of your teaching, you may have noticed that asking students to ‘think harder’ or ‘think critically’ doesn’t work. Students need to be given tools and strategies that enable them... more

Transformation15 May 2019

Transformation is one of 7 concepts that underpin teaching and learning in the English A: Language and Literature Course. Linking to the 3 areas of exploration, these 7 concepts enable students to make... more

Communication15 May 2019

Communication is one of 7 concepts that underpin teaching and learning in the English A: Language and Literature Course. Linking to the 3 areas of exploration, these 7 concepts enable students to make... more

Creativity15 May 2019

Creativity is one of 7 concepts that underpin teaching and learning in the English A: Language and Literature Course. Linking to the 3 areas of exploration, these 7 concepts enable students to make connections... more

Culture15 May 2019

Culture is one of 7 concepts that underpin teaching and learning in the English A: Language and Literature Course. Linking to the 3 areas of exploration, these 7 concepts enable students to make connections... more