Marisa Constantinides,Teacher Educator - Director of CELT AthensTeacher Development Centre
@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
•   Evidence of learning•   Learner autonomy•   Revision & Consolidation•   Diagnostic Value•   Provides a Challenge•   Ex...
@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
•   No of contact hours each week•   Age of our learners•   Level of the class•   Course objectives•   Students’ lives & o...
10 minutes a day per grade levele.g.Grade 1     10 minsGrade 2     20 mins…………………so….Grade 12 120 minutes?          @Maris...
•   It serves a clear purpose•   It matches student abilities•   It is relevant to topics taught•   feedback is effective•...
@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
Some research supports itSome research condemns it        @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
• Do this gap fill• Put the verbs in the right tense• Write a story to go with these  pictures• Learn this paragraph by he...
@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
Watch the related video by following this link      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvkC4t2d9OkWrite a short report after w...
Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012www.fodey.com                                  Edutech
•      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/18/serene-branson-speaks-abo_n_824939.html    Marisa Constantinides CELT Athe...
Questions Please!!!a. Expansion activitiese.g.a. Ask as many questions as you can about this picture (YES/NO    questions)...
You win a point if                                                    the text does NOT                                   ...
Rewrite the                                                story using                                                all ...
Screenshots of two students collaborating using                        www.primarypad.com   Marisa Constantinides CELT Ath...
Places
People
Objects
Situations
Collaborative Stories     http://storybird.com/books/my-friends-and-their-pets/       @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens -...
Creating Animations •Xtranormal •Creaza •Animoto •Voicethread •Goanimatehttp://marisaconstantinides.edublogs.org/2010/10/2...
An emailA screencastA letter in a small envelopeA blog commentAn audio message      @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - i...
Music Videos -Work With the LyricsSong Lyrics jumbled up – Sswrite own lines using words
   In plain English   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVnfyradCPY   Bombay TV   Overstream   Students’ own productions...
Ss drawimages andmake a videoof a song               http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ur0OMTHKRKk
• Purposeful & meaningful• Challenging but possible• Stimulating & creative• Something students can take  pride in• Someth...
My email                  info@celt.edu.gr                    My Twitter ID           http://twitter.com/Marisa_C         ...
Homework or Busywork?
Homework or Busywork?
Homework or Busywork?
Homework or Busywork?
Homework or Busywork?
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  1. 1. Marisa Constantinides,Teacher Educator - Director of CELT AthensTeacher Development Centre
  2. 2. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  3. 3. • Evidence of learning• Learner autonomy• Revision & Consolidation• Diagnostic Value• Provides a Challenge• Extension of learning @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  4. 4. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  5. 5. • No of contact hours each week• Age of our learners• Level of the class• Course objectives• Students’ lives & other obligations• Intensity of the course• Learner Motivation• Learner attitudes to homework• Size of our class• Amount of time required to mark it• Facilities in students’ homes @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  6. 6. 10 minutes a day per grade levele.g.Grade 1 10 minsGrade 2 20 mins…………………so….Grade 12 120 minutes? @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  7. 7. • It serves a clear purpose• It matches student abilities• It is relevant to topics taught• feedback is effective• tasks are achievable• parents support it• students are motivated to do it @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  8. 8. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  9. 9. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  10. 10. Some research supports itSome research condemns it @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  11. 11. • Do this gap fill• Put the verbs in the right tense• Write a story to go with these pictures• Learn this paragraph by heart• Read and write the answers to the comprehension questions @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  12. 12. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  13. 13. @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  14. 14. Watch the related video by following this link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvkC4t2d9OkWrite a short report after watching the news programme @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  15. 15. Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012www.fodey.com Edutech
  16. 16. • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/18/serene-branson-speaks-abo_n_824939.html Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  17. 17. Questions Please!!!a. Expansion activitiese.g.a. Ask as many questions as you can about this picture (YES/NO questions) Then read the article on the next page and check for answers @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  18. 18. You win a point if the text does NOT answer the question – you lose a point if it DOES  From the Guardian Weekly@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  19. 19. Rewrite the story using all the new facts which you added to it@Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  20. 20. Screenshots of two students collaborating using www.primarypad.com Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  21. 21. Places
  22. 22. People
  23. 23. Objects
  24. 24. Situations
  25. 25. Collaborative Stories http://storybird.com/books/my-friends-and-their-pets/ @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  26. 26. Creating Animations •Xtranormal •Creaza •Animoto •Voicethread •Goanimatehttp://marisaconstantinides.edublogs.org/2010/10/27/animated-stories/(a useful blog post) http://www.xtranormal.com/watch/6272529/fu ture-tenses A video made by students
  27. 27. An emailA screencastA letter in a small envelopeA blog commentAn audio message @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  28. 28. Music Videos -Work With the LyricsSong Lyrics jumbled up – Sswrite own lines using words
  29. 29.  In plain English http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVnfyradCPY Bombay TV Overstream Students’ own productions emailed or uploaded to You Tube An example of how a student can prepare and deliver a 1-min monologue (with props if needed) as a famous artist or scientist Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr Brazil TESOL 2012 Edutech
  30. 30. Ss drawimages andmake a videoof a song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ur0OMTHKRKk
  31. 31. • Purposeful & meaningful• Challenging but possible• Stimulating & creative• Something students can take pride in• Something which shows the good results of you being a great teacher! @Marisa Constantinides CELT Athens - info@celt.edu.gr
  32. 32. My email info@celt.edu.gr My Twitter ID http://twitter.com/Marisa_C My Centre www.celt.edu.gr My Blogs http://marisaconstantinides.edublogs.org/ http://celtathens.wordpress.com/ More about mehttp://www.celt.edu.gr/Marisa_Constantinides.htm

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