• Never Too Old for a Pillow Fight

    At some point in our lives we have all engaged in a pillow fight. But the East Van Pillow Fighting Club has taken it to the next level. There are real championships where the contestants dress up in costume and aggressively attack each other with pillows. Detailansicht

  • Taking a Dive in Belize

    Take a plunge with author Helen Huthnance and discover spotted eagle rays, Caribbean reef sharks, octopuses, and hawksbill turtles among others in the fabulous realm that lies just beneath the water in Belize. Detailansicht

  • Dvolver

    Dvolver ist ein online Tool zur Erstellung kurzer animierter Videos, in denen auszuwählende Charaktere in vorgegebenen Szenarien mittels Sprechblasen kommunizieren. Detailansicht

  • Growing Up in Nepal

    Nepal is a country that conjures mysticism and attracts hikers from all over to scale the highest peak in the world. Imagine being able to experience it firsthand. This is exactly what writer Amar Mistry did for three months while he volunteered at an orphanage. Detailansicht

  • Protecting the UK’s national parks

    The UK is home to 15 national parks. Join writer Cat Allen as she interviews a park ranger who has been working at Dartmoor National Park for over 25 years. Learn about the beauty the park has to offer, the difficulties the ranger faces, and some of the fantastic legends linked to the park. Detailansicht

  • Voki - Sprechende virtuelle Figuren

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    Mit dem kostenlosen Web 2.0 Dienst Voki können sprechende „Avatare“ erzeugt werden. Diese virtuellen Figuren lassen sich zum Beispiel in einer Lernplattform, in Internetauftritten oder in Blogs einbinden. Voki ist nicht nur im Sprachunterricht vielseitig einsetzbar. Detailansicht

  • Das 5x5 der VWA - Wertvolle Tipps!

    Literacy.at bietet einen kompakten und wunderbar ĂĽbersichtlichen Ăśberblick und Anleitungen fĂĽr das Erstellen einer vorwissenschaftlichen Arbeit (VwA). Detailansicht

  • Cultured coffee down under

    Australian coffee culture skyrocketed in the 1950s and some of their concoctions have spread throughout the globe. Aussie's love their coffee and they love it their way. Read on to learn more about this coffee culture as you discover the meaning of a flat white and a short black, among others. Detailansicht

  • Seminar: VWA - Die Entwicklung der Fragestellung begleiten

    Dieses Seminar richtet sich an Lehrer/-innen (Lebende Fremdsprachen), die in der Entwicklung der Fragestellung professionelle UnterstĂĽtzung suchen. Detailansicht

  • 101. Edition - Let's celebrate with TeaTime-Mag (part II)"

    In this, our second celebratory edition, join our journalists as they take us on a tour of some of their favorite spots in their home countries. Detailansicht

  • 100. Edition - Let's celebrate with TeaTime-Mag

    For our 100th edition we have a special treat for you. Join our journalists as they take us on a tour of some of their favorite spots in their home countries. Detailansicht

  • Left handed in a right handed world

    Have you ever considered what life is like for a southpaw? Being left-handed is not easy in a world made for right-handers. Consider simple tasks like writing, where your hand smudges your ink as you write and what about more complicated tasks such as using power tools or an every-day can-opener. Detailansicht

  • The Secret Lives of Country Girls

    Life in the Australian outback can be a lot of hard work, but it also can be extremely rewarding. Read on to discover how one former city slicker made the outback her home and why she finds it so endearing to the point that she can’t imagine ever going back to the hustle and bustle of the big city. Detailansicht

  • Food Not Bombs - Fighting for the right to feed

    A political movement that focuses on feeding the hungry with food recovered from dumpsters, Food Not Bombs is causing waves throughout the world with their revolutionary approach to protesting poverty. Detailansicht

  • Bilingual Children?

    In today’s globalized world we need to give our children every possible advantage. Raising a child to be bilingual can be difficult. It requires a lot of patience and perseverance, but the rewards far outweigh the challenges. Detailansicht

  • Prevent your poison

    Australia, land of kangaroos, wallabies, koalas, and....snakes!?! Yes, Australia is home to a wide variety of snakes of all sizes, patterns, and colors. Many of them are harmless but some can be quite deadly. Detailansicht

  • St. Patrick's Day - The Day Everybody Wants to Be Irish

    On March 17th, the world over, people become Irish for a day. For some they are truly celebrating their Irish heritage, but for many it is just an excuse to drink beer and have some fun. Detailansicht

  • London Underground

    The London Underground was the world's first underground railway. Read on to learn more about the unusual uses the underground has been put to, about its hidden lines, its iconic maps, and also some of the troubles that plague the system and what needs to be done to bring it into the modern world. Detailansicht

  • Webinar: Social Media Use in the Classroom

    Facebook und Co. sind heute aus dem Alltag der Schüler nicht mehr wegzudenken. In diesem englischsprachigen Webinar wird gezeigt, wie Lehrer Social Media einsetzen können, um Lehren und Lernen auf vielfältige Art und Weise zu bereichern. Detailansicht

  • 9. eLearning Didaktik Fachtagung: Beiträge gesucht!

    Nach dem großen Erfolg im Vorjahr am Tagungsort Linz wird auch heuer die Private Pädagogische Hochschule der Diözese Linz Forum für eLearning und für Lehrende, die sich dem Unterricht mit den „Digitalen Medien“ verschrieben haben. Dafür werden noch Vortragende gesucht! Detailansicht

  • Where two oceans meet

    With more than 11 ethnic groups; the famous big five animals: elephant, rhino, leopard, buffalo and lions; and the diverse sea-life that arises from the confluence of two ocean currents, South Africa has among the best biodiversity in the world. Detailansicht

  • Are you feeling lucky?

    In this rational age you would think that people would put more stock in facts rather than beliefs, but even the most rational person tends to avoid walking under ladders or throws salt over their shoulder when they spill some. Detailansicht

  • WIFI Sprachmania 2014

    Die WIFI Sprachmania, das Ă–sterreich-Finale des Fremdsprachenwettbewerbes der AHS-SchĂĽler/innen, ging am 4. April 2014 ĂĽber die BĂĽhne

    Nähere Infos unter: www.wifi.at/sprachmania


  • Grundkompetenzen Lebende Fremdsprache, 4. Schulstufe

    Mit den GK4 liegt nun – nach der Einführung von Bildungsstandards für Englisch und der Entwicklung von Kompetenzbeschreibungen für die zweiten lebenden Fremdsprachen in der Sekundarstufe – erstmals in Österreich auch ein Kompetenzmodell für die Grundschule vor. Detailansicht

  • Fireworks, Food and Family, Chinese New Year

    The Spring Festival that kicks off a new year in China combines ancient myths full of gods and animals with modern conveniences to unite relatives across the vast country. Writer Darren Sketon runs down his favourite traditions from this year’s festivities." Detailansicht