It´s three weeks now that Shakespeare is among us. Students have had the chance to get out of the classroom and use their smart phones to scan and listen/watch all the audiovisual material posted in his wall. They have also interacted with it and left messages which we glued next to each post.
In addition, some 1st BAT students have dared sing sonnet 18 to a rap rhythm. They have also created a karaoke rap version of it and even funny video clips which are still to come. Watch the final products HERE. In the meantime, I have created an interactive version of Shakespeare´s wall using the amazing tool Genial·ly so that everybody can enjoy it.
Finally, to make it fully interactive, I haven´t forgotten about the possibility of you reader leaving a comment on both the audiovisual material and the activity itself. So, in the virtual wall you will also find a link to a padlet board t...
It has been my first cultural week in INS Flix. It has been a great pleasure to leave our course book aside and to carry out other type of activities which, I must confess, I like best.
I am both a great enthusiast of poetry and Shakespeare. Therefore, the four hundredth anniversary of Shakespeare´s death has provided me with the perfect chance to put into practice two of the ideas I had in mind this course: introducing Shakespeare´s sonnets in a fun and surprising way and to create Shakespeare´s facebook wall to be shown at the school entrance.
In both cases, the use of the smart phone has been indispensable and, for a few days, mobile phones have been wandering around the class as a learning tool.
Sonnets with 1st BAT students.
Just a few days ago I finished all the materials and the web destined to hold my new project "poetrytocollect" (have I already mentioned I´m mad about poetry? Oh!...