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Libre à qui le souhaite de tisser ici ses propres fils avec ceux d'un blog à la trame dessinée par l'anglais et son univers. Orientés par exemple par l'histoire, l'humour, la musique ou le cinéma ses vidéos, textes, sons, illustrations -etc- viennent y prolonger les thèmes explorés en cours, et j'y publie des ressources conçues pour enrichir la pratique de la langue. S'il peut devenir outil de progression, je souhaite aussi qu'il vous procure plaisir et parfois même amusement... why not ?!
This might look like a catastrophe film, but although it seems magnified, the process described in this video is more or less... true :
Animation & Design by Chris Weller - Directed by Max Joseph
Music: "Genesis" by Justice
(to) magnify = to make exaggeratedly large, to increase in size, volume or significance
Born in Kansas (1935), Dennis Hopper started acting in the 50's. He did admire James Dean and adopted the Actor's Studion methods, which made him considered a rebel to Hollywood's system (Henry Hathaway fired him off, and he got blacklisted for almost a decade. Most people will remember the iconic movie "Easy Rider" (1969) -which he directed too. Dennis Hopper also was an art collector, and an artist himself -a painter and a photographer.
In the video below, he defines what success means to him :
You'll find further information in the article of
the Internet Movie Database <<<
just tests what other chefs have already achieved : using a dishwasher... to cook !
Silly ? Amazing ? Definitely unusual. It might well prove to be another way of going green ;o)
Tom Scott creates videos & web projects, and has had some
productions shown on BBC One and Channel 4.
This chart categorizes 10 current 'social media' features : Twitter, Facebook, flickr, Linked in, YouTube, digg, Stumble Upon, Yahoo ! buzz, reddit and del.icio.us are evaluated as for : customer communication / brand exposure / traffic to our sites / SEO (search engines optimization)... and rated "good" (green) barely "OK" (yellow) or "bad" (dark pink).
4 features for 10 social media :15 out of 40 evaluated features are considered "good"... only fifteen :-/
chart = table | feature = characteristic
rated = judged according to its value or character
What ? Me ? Er... no... no Facebook accont ;o)
The education ICT agency Becta is to close by November... a 240 staff and £80m from 2010 financial government budget should be cut off as well !
"Government to close Becta" :
Click to get the Guardian article
Read also :
"Becta : does it deserve to die ?"
from the >>> BBC news blog about technology
The agency supplied the educational field with a "central platform for standardising on technology". ; it was quite appreciated by teachers... surely not only the British :-(
TEACHERS' LOUNGE -French
Here's an article
studying the image young users and education professionals match with blogs... The article was written (in French) by Emilie Bouvrand and issued at pedagopsy.eu.
You'll find it here :
chez les jeunes et chez des acteurs institutionnels"
by Emilie BOUVRAND