Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Monday, November 26, 2012
Monday, November 19, 2012
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Η Ελλάδα και η Ειρήνη
This is what we did today
in afternoon Greek School.
Thank you to the blog 5ο Νηπιαγωγείο Τρίπολης for the super cute idea!
Sunday, October 21, 2012
28η Οκτωβρίου music
An excellent post by Δημοτικό Σχολείο και Μουσική on music and resources celebrating the heroism of the OXI of 1940!
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Η Ελληνική Σημαία coloring page
This Greek Flag drawing was created especially for the Time for Greek School blog by a very talented young lady, Anthe Mitrakos. Last March, Anthe and her sister Vasiliki established the Ariston Foundation. The Ariston Foundation's mission is to award, through merit-based scholarships, individuals of Greek descent exemplifying academic excellence; to organize special events; and to fund activities and projects celebrating the Hellenic language and culture. The Mitrakos sisters also publish the new Portes Magazine that celebrates the
"Best of Everything Greek".
Like Portes on Facebook for updates on the upcoming edition of the magazine.
a page from the recent edition of Portes Magazine
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
OXI Day resources from Mathima.gr
Many useful resources for OXI Day can be found at Mathima.gr. Click here to go Mathima.gr
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
The giant and the dwarf- OXI Day story
Please visit the site below to find a well known story that explains why we celebrate OXI day. Today in class we acted it out along with learning our OXI day vocabulary. It is from the 2nd grade language book used in Greece.
for more ideas on how to use this story in your classroom visit the following blog
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Greek Sign Language alphabet cards
Last year, the Kindergarten class really enjoyed learning how to sign the Greek alphabet. We had fun using our new sills in signing to spell our names and simple words in Greek. This year, I decided to make flashcards with the letters to use during circle time and to play games.
Get your own set, click below.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Mormo goes to school
It's Back to School time... lets get going with these videos.
Καλή Σχολική Χρονιά!!
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Usage Based Instruction
Over the summer, I was able to attend a seminar on Usage Based Instruction in teaching foreign language at a local university. Take a look at what Dr. Seraphima Gettys has to say about how we teach foreign languages and how students respond.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Ο λαγός και η χελώνα
Today we begin reading Aesop's Fables in Class. One a week, until the end of the school year. Enjoy!!
Monday, April 16, 2012
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Friday, April 13, 2012
Why bilinguals are smarter
Insightful article in the New York Times about the benefits of being bilingual
Read it here....
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Friday, April 6, 2012
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Η Γοργώ και το πασχαλινό αβγό
A cute video for children learning Greek about Holy Week and Pascha with Mormo. Mormo is a character developed by the University of Crete (an alien from outer space) that is in a series of short videos that help children learn Greek as a second/foreign language. Enjoy
Monday, April 2, 2012
Pascha basket goodies
I have always had a hard time finding things to put in my kid's Pascha baskets. I am not a big fan of bunnies and chocolate so I try to find unique items that celebrate their Orthodox faith and Greek heritage. Having four children with very traditional Greek names, it has always been a challenge to find things printed with their names... until I saw that Kantyli.com custom engraves things in Greek . Take a look at what this shop has to offer at http://www.kantyli.com. One of a kind items engraved in Greek for everyone on your list.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
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