Friday, January 22, 2021
Watch Amanda Gorman deliver her poem.
Then, you can watch Anderson Cooper, a well-known American TV journalist with Amanda Gorman.
Don't you like the sound of it too? (a 10/10 for any of my pupils who will tell me what she refers to.
#keeptrying) I do.
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Monday, November 30, 2020
Movies teach you a lot about many things.
Learn about discrimination in the South with those two trailers.
1) Green Book
("for appropriate audiences" says the Motion Picture Association of America)
... very appropriate in my opinion.
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
In April 2018, yes, it takes time for the truth to come out. The "museification" of one of the darkest hours of that huge country, the USA. (14 times France, remember.)
So here is the official site of the Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration.
The site below has been in the column at the WOW lable between the favourite SCIENTIFIC websites label and the literaure label. Do visit the WOW label list! And do comment if you'd like one site listed here. Thanks in advance. ... so many ...gems on the web... even if truth hurts sometime. https://withoutsanctuary.org/index.html
Saturday, October 03, 2020
Here is a gut-wrenching one. This TEDxLondonWomen talk lasts 18mn.
It's worth the while. Those of my pupils who will tell me at what time she says in this 18'45'' vid :
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
Sir Ken Robinson
Life is short but wisdom, values remain.
Sir Ken Robinson died Last August from an aggressive cancer, not from Covid, eventhough this is 2020.
I hope you'll listen to it all.
"People love to learn he says."
What he says before and after that is really something.
"There is an opportunity, it takes bravery and imagination and we have plenty of that in store."You've heard of the boiling frog syndrom. Haven't you?