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Τετάρτη, 11 Φεβρουαρίου 2015

Mindmaps in the English Language Classroom

Mindmaps (digital or hard copy) are a valuable resource in the EFL classroom which can help
 students accomplish the objectives as described in Bloom's taxonomy.



They can be used at any stage of the lesson, to
  • present a new topic
  • revise previous topics
  • practice
  • production
We can incorporate them in our lesson plans to practice
  • the 4 skills
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
I am presenting some of my students' productions

1) A mindmap used to revise vocabulary relating to Water (Class D-intermediate) and prepare the students for a writing activity.


Building mindmaps collaboratively 



Δευτέρα, 9 Φεβρουαρίου 2015

Safer Internet 2015 questionnaire

Our 3rd grade students have produced their own questionnaire about teenagers' internet habits.

If you are aged 13-18, answer the questions and contribute to our short research.

The results are here:

Teenagers opinions about the internet safety

Nowadays teenagers spend a lot of their time on the internet. We conducted a research and they told us about their opinion on teenager habits
On the first question the majority 92,9% says that they have internet connection at home and the minoriry the opposite.
On the second question most of the people you asked 90,5% said that they use the internet connection on a daily basis.
On the third question 38 of the 40 who asked said that they have a smartphone.
On the fifth question the 42,9% of the people said that they spend more than 3 hours online.
On the sixth question the 54,8% of the people said that they log in social media more that three hours at day.
On the seventh question the 85,7% of the people said that they like meeting people online.
On the eight question the 92,9% of the people said that they use the internet for information.
On the ninth question the 85,7% of the people said that they use the internet for entertaiment
On the tenth question the 40,5 of the people said that they use the internet for homework.
On the eleventh question the 88,1of the people said that they don't share their password with other people.
On the twelth question the 40,5% of the people said that they haven't been hacked by anyone.
On the thirteenth question 83,8% of the people said that they have never been sexually harrassed online

To sum up, we can understand that the vast majority of teenagers spend a lot of time on the Internet. It is a habit that has “invaded” their life and will be hard to stop.

Petros A. (A1)
Pavlos L. (A1)







42 teenage students answered our questionnaire. The results are visible here. 

 How about using them to produce our own reports to be published on the blog?