This was the answer I got when I asked Chris Hadfield if we (teachers) could use the magnificent photos he took from space for educational purposes.
Nowadays it seems that we can easily access every bit of information through the Internet but to be honest some quests can be a bit overwhelming due to the excess of data on some topics.
When I was starting as a language assistant I was running out of ideas when looking for arguments to defend or to oppose a topic included in the themes of the A2 Spanish exam so I decided to take a quick break to clear my mind.
Somehow I ended up in the school library and I bumped into this new acquisition. It is an excellent book that contains in a very well structured and schematic manner. The book is divided into eight varied thematic sections:
After spending endless hours compiling a collection of free to use and share photos I’ve created this free presentation in order to help students with the Spanish speaking exam.
I was lucky enough to find a chronicle I can relate to most of the topics covered in the AQA A2 exam. It took me some time until I found the perfect story for my students’ revision time.
It is some info about a place called Auroville (in India) and the idea of a place with no official religion, currency and a very particular form of government seems fascinating to me and fortunately my students liked it too so feel free to have a look and use it in your lessons if you find it useful.