Cambridge Story Competition
Calling all Primary teachers! Can your students tell amazing stories in English? Do you want your students' work to appear in a beautiful book, and be enjoyed by children around the world?
Written by a highly respected author team, Super Minds, a seven-level course for young learners, has been carefully crafted to help your students achieve their full potential. Whilst exploring social values, the course methodically enhances your students' thinking skills and creativity. Engaging characters accompany learners on their journey, each with special powers. As the students grow, so do the characters, and new faces are introduced every two levels. As the students grow, so do the characters, and new faces are introduced every two levels.
Authors: Herbert Puchta, Günter Gerngross, Peter Lewis-Jones
CEFR Levels: A1 - B1
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Children are more than just language learners. This is why in Super Minds you will find a whole range of activities that support children’s language learning alongside lifelong skills such as thinking, creativity and social values.
The "Learn and think" sections actively develop thinking skills and improve proficiency. The activities explore other subject areas such as maths, science and music, and challenge children to apply their knowledge to hands-on Projects. These activities not only develop useful skills such as problem solving and logical thinking but also lead to meaningful language production.
Learning to interact with others is an important part of young learners’ education. Lively stories, and CLIL, encourage learners to explore social values and enable children to reflect on their behaviour in similar situations.
Experimenting with language is the first step to expressing creative ideas. Super Minds provides children with support and opportunities to use language in a playful yet communicative way through unique visualisation activities, drama, arts and crafts that nurture creativity.
Whether you wish to captivate learners' attention with interactive content, find all your teaching resources in one place or track your learners' progress online, the Super Minds digital package has all the tools you need:
Written by a highly respected author team and informed by international standards in teaching language to children, Super Minds is a young learner English programme designed to help you and your students achieve success.
Super Minds pedagogy is strongly underpinned by the authors' deep understanding of the learning needs of this age group as well as extensive knowledge of good classroom practice and teaching challenges. These insights helps us create a rewarding experience for you and your learners.
The language and skills syllabus of Super Minds is built on Cambridge English: Young Learners, an internationally recognised benchmark for teaching children English. This syllabus is based on the latest research into language learning and teaching. This rigorous syllabus ensures that children learn the language and skills that are age-appropriate, relevant and paced to their abilities.
Thanks to its unique approach Super Minds unlocks opportunities for every child to develop critical thinking, social skills and creativity and so reach their full learning potential.
Super Minds works for your individual teaching needs with its flexible content. Choose from core and optional materials as well as a wealth of extra practice for students, digital resources and extension ideas for teachers.
The CLIL and social values syllabi offer effective opportunities for every child to develop critical thinking, social skills and creativity to help them reach their full learning potential. What's more, captivating adventure stories appeal to children's imagination and inspire a lifelong love of reading.
Super Minds gives you the tools to measure your learners' progress regularly so you can see where they need your support most. There are customisable progress tests for the end of unit and end of term, in Standard and High difficulty options, and Cambridge English exam-type tests on the online Test Generator. You can also track learners' online work with the online Report Card in the Cambridge LMS.
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