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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 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
Schoolwork... personal interest...
mere curiosity ?
Not only can you use search engines like Altavista, Yahoo, Google and many others... but you can also use online encyclopedia. Here are a few sites I've chosen for you -all you need is click on their logos :
a science encyclopedia
(1) : Picture credits : the NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute
mere = simple
Can you identify these women ?
Well... I'm sure you know at least one or two of them ;-)
To start with, since the Cannes festival is on at the moment... watch the woman on the first video. She used to go to Cannes and is a worldwide known French actress : soooo... who is she ??
WOMEN IN FILM(S)
The painters who created these ones might be harder for you to find...but then, who knows ?!
Chameleons are always changing their colour !
And now that the whole thing's over... though eventually they didn't prove effective enough, these campaigning videos did look both bright and funny to me. Hope you'll enjoy them as well :)