School and Education

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Life under Corona as a complex task
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Digital distance learning with complex tasks
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Learning in the cloud
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Flipped-classroom grammar
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Padlets as digital classroom scenarios
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Homeschooling or digital distance learning?
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A jump into the digital deep end – a chance?
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Foreign language didactics against racism

Digital distance learning with complex tasks

Learning at a distance requires a way of learning that does not rely on permanent pedagogical control, small-step instruction and control and constant reassurance. Instead, students must learn to organise their work and learning processes with a high degree of independence, activating all the abilities and competences available to them Distance learning with tasks However, […]

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Flipped-classroom grammar

Teaching grammar in the modern classroom should always be adapted to the target group, structured, communicative and organised in a sequence of learning stages (see Ziegésar&Ziegésar, 1992, and Hass 2019). Grammar-oriented teaching scenarios allow for an acquisition-oriented language learning process, including foreign language skills. The target-oriented structure of learning stages is modeled upon native language […]

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Padlets as digital classroom scenarios

Padlet scenarios are becoming increasingly popular in the digital English classroom. Padlets are digital bulletin boards that offer a variety of options for collaborative classroomwork as well as for file management. Padlet systems can be used to arrange images, texts, hyperlinks, videos, voice recordings or animations in various formats (pinboard, concept map, timeline etc.). Access […]

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A jump into the digital deep end – a chance?

“Extraordinary times require extraordinary action”. Just like Christina Lagarde describes the economic difficulties ahead of us, the challenges to cope with the situation in terms of e-learning for German schools in the next weeks and months are similar. It seems unlikely to assume that schools will be running on a regular basis throughout Germany in […]

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Foreign language didactics against racism

In the Federal Republic of Germany, the principal educational goals have always included the values of human dignity, equality and self-determination as layed down in the Constitution. In particular, the ban on discrimination based on origin, religion, gender or political convictions applies. Cultural communication as a general goal This also describes the key objectives of […]

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