Create a video or picture slideshow to tell YOUR story.
Express yourself and WIN!!
The following prizes will be credited to your tuition:
1st Prize: $200
2nd Prize: $100
3rd Prize: $50
What is a digital story?
Possible Topics for your Digital Story:
- Social Issues and Environmental Concerns: Share environmental concerns and social issues important to you, to promote awareness and perhaps even encourage public action
This one was created by Adeesha Hack, a teacher in our level 7 Biz Program.
It takes a critical look at the world and asks, 'what if the world were a village of 100...'
Here's a great example from Andrea Rankin, one of our level 5 teachers. She's incorporated compare-contrast into her digital story:
2. Summarizing and Paraphrasing Workshop
Practice essential skills of Summary and Paraphrase in a small group setting.
Your Peer Leaders are there to faciliate!
When: Tues(sched A) and Thurs(sched B), Weeks 2-7
I. IELTS with Maya:
Tuesday May 25th at 11:30 in D308 (~45 min)
II. TOEFL with Mehdi G:
Thursday May 27th at 11:30 in D308 (~45 min)--bring your lunch
4. SPEAK UP!
Want to improve your speaking? Improve your confidence in conversation using games and role plays . This 6-week workshop will focus on conversation and speaking skills in a FUN and active atmosphere!
When: Every Wednesday AFTER SCHOOL, WEEKS 2-7
Time: 3:00 to 4:30pm
Engage in Peer to Peer learning to improve your academic writing skills!
When: Tues and Thurs at 10am
Where: Meet the Peer Leaders in Room D304A
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Where: D332 on Tuesdays; D316 on Thursdays
Time: 12:00 to 1:30pm
WHY NOT FORM A STUDY GROUP WITH YOUR PEERS--STUDENTS WHO STUDY IN GROUP ARE SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS:
1 hour in a study group can be as effective as 3 hours of studying on your own!
You remember about 95% of course material that you explain to someone else.
Invite a Peer Leader to join your weekly meetings!