Tag: challenge

German Teachers & Students: Take the German Quiz Challenge

Calling all German teachers! Are you interested in tools that can make your classroom more fun and engaging? Look no further, meet the The German Quiz Challenge (GQC). Bring the thrill of an innovative quiz game, the keenness to learn, and increase the quality of your German lessons, all in one new interactive game app, straight to your classes. GQC...

The Challenge of Teaching Poetry

As Franklin Roosevelt famously stated in his 1932 inaugural address, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” These ringing words probably also apply to the teaching of poetry. For a whole host of reasons, many people—not only teachers but general readers as well—feel intimidated by poetry. For teachers, a fear of this kind either inhibits their...

Will You Accept the Indigenous Language Challenge?

In the same vein as the ice-bucket challenge that raised awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a video challenge to raise awareness and fostering respect for speakers of indigenous languages is going strong after seven months and thousands of videos. The Indigenous Language Challenge prompts speakers to record a video in an indigenous language and then call out someone...

English Challenge in Morocco

  After saying that “French is no longer valid” back in April, Morocco’s Minister of Higher Education, Lahcen Daoudi, is now saying that Arabic is important only because it is the language of the Quran, and suggesting that students looking to join the professional and academic community learn English. In a video posted on YouTube, the minister said that “only five...
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