Issue #94 (February 2015)
Includes a peace education project by Kathryn Tanaka where students chose, read and presented works on the theme of war, and an outline by Bob Ashcroft of how to use movies in class to promote language skills, cultural knowledge and socio-political awareness.Also: JALT 2014 national conference in Tsukuba and Peace as a Global Language (PGL) in Kobe, youth activists such as Malala Yousafzai and Craig Kielburger, and more.
Issue #95 (April 2015)
(1) an article by Beverley Lafaye on using non- fiction films on global themes for oral communication classes, a selection by David Deubelbeiss of on-line games that practice English while raising awareness of social issues, and a report by Brent Simmonds on last fall’s Education for Sustainable Development 2014 world conference held in Nagoya, Japan. Our special feature for this newsletter is Teaching about Destructive Cults, chosen to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the 1995 Aum Shinrikyo sarin attacks in Tokyo. We finish out this issue with a report on the TESOL 2015 conference in Toronto plus a round-up of global education news, events and information.
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