Tuesday, June 8, 2010

One More Wiki

One more wiki was created: for the Summer Camp.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Last Lesson

We are busy completing the tables on the USA Regions.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

New Members, New Pages

The schoolkids are creating new pages, new illustrations and comments.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

All Teams

All five teams have been formed!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

New Drawings

As there was no Internet, the kids started to draw some pictures on the USA. Then we were lucky and we managed to publish some of the drawings in the wiki!

One More Team

One more team was formed at the previous lesson.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

New Wiki in New Term

Beginners have explored their new wiki.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Teacher's Report on Access School Term 3

About the Teacher
Valentina M. S. is a Kalmyk University teacher of English. She has been at the Access Microscholarship Program since 2007.
Areas of Specialization
Semantics, Basic Linguistic Research, English through the Internet

Term 3
Creating the wiki site for Beginners

Lessons of Internet Safety

Creating the wiki site for The USA Regions Project

USA Country Studies
Reporting on Access School Events and Lessons

Helping create e-mail accounts
Helping Access Students comment

Inviting Access schoolschildren to Ning

Taking active part in several Ning social networks

Recommended Links
The English Language Office for the Russian Federation
Training Tutor

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Ready Pages

Some pages have been ready.

Ready to Show

Our last lesson was devoted to some comments.

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Creating Some Quizzes

Some schoolkids are trying to create various quizzes, e.g. USA Parks. The Hot Potatoes Match is at the bottom of the page.

Adding New Members

Some Beginners are still trying to join the project.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Exploring the USA West

Unfortunately, there was no Internet connection. The schoolkids were exploring the West through Hot Potatoes exercises. I was glad that the teens liked them both, especially the crossword.

Discussing Safety

Unfortunately, there was no Internet connection. Beginners were discussing safety rules off-line.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

New Members

New members are still joining the wiki site.

Beginners' Production

Our dear Access Beginners present their production:
the 'film',
the story,
one more story

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

One More USA Region

The Access schoolkids are exploring the Midwest.

One More Drawing on Safety

One of the Access Beginners has published her drawing on the Internet safety!

Thursday, February 25, 2010

The USA South

The students were exploring the USA South.They commented on the quiz.


Access Beginners have created some cute e-paintings on Internet safety.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Still Choosing Themes

On Thursday some students were still choosing what to explore during their virtual 'travelling'.

Watching Safety Comics

On Thursday Access Beginners were watching the comics on safety.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Exploring The Middle Atlantic

The second USA region was explored. The schoolchildren chose the topics.

Exploring Safe Internet Surfing

Access Beginners went on exploring safety. Unfortunately, the windy weather prevented us fromInternet surfing. The electricity was switched off. But we discussed what to include into personal information.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Creating Wiki Pages

We are exploring New England.
Our second-year schoolchildren have created their own wiki pages. They published their first impressions.

Joining Student Ning

Our Access Beginners have joined Student Acces Ning. They commented on the photos.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

New School Term

The second-year Access schoolkids have been invited to join a new project:
"The USA Regions: Living in Diversity".

New School Term for Beginners

The new school term has started!

The beginners explored the Internet Safety Rules.
Unfortunately, only viruses and spam seem to be serious for schoolkids.
I hope that our Little Red Riding Hoods will now be careful because we will be working at one wiki on the Internet safety.