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How Zoom is making classroom recordings a key part of our teaching — National Geographic Learning: In Focus

In traditional face-to-face teaching, there have always been lots of benefits to recording students in class. For example, if you make an audio recording of a role play conversation, then the two students can listen back. Or a student can make a video recording of their presentation, watch it back and self-analyze afterwards. However, this… via How Zoom is making classroom recordings a key part of our teaching — National Geographic Learning: In Focus

Exploiting video for authentic English — National Geographic Learning: In Focus

So far in this series of articles on using video in the classroom, I’ve focussed on ways to plan a video lesson and how to make the activities more collaborative. In this post, I’d like to look at the impact authentic video can have on a lesson when we teach real English from it. One… via Exploiting video for authentic English — National Geographic Learning: In Focus

Vox Pops Videos — National Geographic Learning: In Focus

The term ‘Vox Pops’ comes from the Latin meaning ‘voice of the people’ but in modern day English we use it to refer to videos made from short clips of everyday people being interviewed. It’s one of my favorite type of videos to include with course books because I like using them in my own… via Vox Pops Videos — National Geographic Learning: In Focus