Sustainable Development Goal n. 4 “Quality Education”
2.12.2020 Viewing of and commenting on the BBC video: “The school experiment” ( 5 Chinese teachers teach English classes for a week) Class discussion: Comment on the quote on p. 69 “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world”, N. Mandela Work on vocabulary: subjects, classroom object, people who work at school, types of school, places
3.12.2020 Reading the article: “India’s train platform schools” Research work: The united Nations Making your own TV report: what you know and think about “platform schools” (in terms of WHAT, WHO, WHEN, WHERE, WHY, HOW + a prop + voice + 1’ feedback in terms of content, acting, English)
4.12.2020 Reading the article: “The Senior Space School UK” Class discussion and written report: Compare your ideal summer school to the Senior Space school in the UK
10.12.2020 Reading the article: “Alternative education”, the Waldorf school in the US Class discussion: Do you think education in Italy is generally of a good standard? How could it be improved? Debate: Does learning without computers help children to develop better problem solving skills?