We deal with an increasing amount of information daily, whether we are scrolling social media or catching up on the news. How can we avoid information overload and retain what we read? We need to be active consumers of information, constantly improving our ability to understand and present information visually.
As I stare at my blinking cursor, stuck on the opening sentence, I’m trying to give myself a pep talk to create my very first blog entry….’just do it, just do it already’. Two minutes later, I am still at the opening sentence. Why is this so hard? I mean,
We’re back with more Learning Moments photos! This week’s highlighted photo was taken by Lilly Anastasiou from Athens, Greece. Read on to learn what makes this photo great for teaching the present continuous. Let us know if you try it out with your students! Photo submitted by Lilly Anastasiou from Athens, Greece. School/Institution: Iordanakeion
This Learning Moment was submitted by Abir Doukani from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The photo is of a sunrise on the island of Thulhagiri, Maldives. Read on to learn more about how you might use this photo in your classroom! What makes this photo a learning moment? Tell us how you might use
If you’re dreaming of warmer weather and a beautiful sunset, take a look at Juan Flamenco’s photo taken in San Salvador, El Salvador. Submitted by Juan Flamenco, a teacher in San Salvador, El Salvador. School/Institution: Universidad Jose Simeon Canas What makes this photo a learning moment? Tell us how you might
Our next Learning Moments featured photo was submitted by Krystyna Jakubowicz from Poland and features her son. Read on to find out what makes this photo a learning moment! Photo submitted by Krystyna Jakubowicz from Konin, Poland. School/Institution: UNILINGUA What makes this photo a learning moment? Tell us how you might
This next Learning Moment is sure to make you hungry. This photo, submitted by Alma Lorena De Armas, from Guatemala, shows a woman making tortillas by hand for breakfast in Tecpán, Guatemala. Read on to find out how you could use this photo in your classroom. Submitted by Alma Lorena
Who doesn’t love an animal selfie? Check out this week’s highlighted Learning Moment, submitted by Margarita Kosior from Greece featuring two of her furry friends, Cookie and Mocha! This photo was submitted by Margarita Kosior from Thermi, Greece. What makes this photo a learning moment? Tell us how you might
In the spirit of bringing together educators around the world, we invited teachers of English to take part in a photo showcase called Learning Moments, by sharing photos of their everyday life. We then asked National Geographic Contributing Photographer, Rubén Salgado, to select a few Learning Moments to highlight from the showcase.
In his final post of the Learning Moments blog series, National Geographic Contributing Photographer, Rubén Salgado shares some of his tips for capturing an engaging moment. Once you’ve read the post, be sure to share some of your photos with us by participating in the Learning Moments Showcase. We’ve gone over