Creative 6th form ideas aston uni

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  • Suggestion: what key verbs / nouns can you find as well
  • Where is it? What can you see? Who is there? Where are they going? What are they doing? Why?
  • do as running dictation- who spots the errors?
  • Creative 6th form ideas aston uni

    1. 1. Chris Fuller<br />Creative ideas for 6th form<br />www.chrisfuller.typepad.com<br />@chrisfullerisms<br />Mrfulleredgehill@yahoo.co.uk<br />Aston<br />
    2. 2. www.wordle.net<br />
    3. 3. http://blogs.msdn.com/ukschools/archive/2010/02/10/ofsted-report-the-safe-use-of-new-technologies.aspx<br />Predict what the article will be about<br />Write the title<br />Write the opening paragraph – thinking of style<br />Argue their case<br />Compare , contrast, assess<br />
    4. 4. continue the article / story<br />Forces pupils to think through the appropriate register<br />- creativity<br />- need to fully understand the text in order to continue it<br />Equally, what is the backstory to any incident?<br />
    5. 5. Have I got News for You gap-fills<br />
    6. 6. Thinking Skills<br />Where is it? What can you see? Who is there? Where are they going? What are they doing? Why?<br />
    7. 7. http://northgatemfl.wikispaces.com/<br />
    8. 8. wiki<br /><ul><li>Essays
    9. 9. Online exercises
    10. 10. Videos
    11. 11. Links
    12. 12. Daily news articles
    13. 13. Pooled collection of interesting vocabulary
    14. 14. Assessment for Learning</li></ul>Recommended: www.wikispaces.com<br />
    15. 15. Edmodo<br />‘A private social platform for teachers and students to share ideas, files, events and assignments’<br />www.edmodo.com<br />
    16. 16. Edmodo<br />Teachers are able to set up classes and groups (for which Edmodo generates a unique alpha-numerical code) set and collect assignments, send alerts, link to online resources, attach documents and embed audio visual material. When students log on to Edmodo for the first time, they are prompted to enter the unique code generated for their class and thus both teacher and student accounts become linked and they can begin communication privately and safely.<br />José Picardo, www.boxoftricks.net<br />
    17. 17. Edmodo<br />http://edmodo.pbworks.com<br />
    18. 18. Voicethread<br />
    19. 19. Adverts – www.pubstv.com<br />Voiceovers?<br />Listening exercises<br />Use as examples for own<br />Critical analysis- why interesting?<br />
    20. 20. Writing subtitles<br />Write subtitles, either for something they’ve watched or over a muted clip- then compare, contrast, evaluate<br />Can be done as homework from a video on blog / wiki<br />
    21. 21. Xtranormal<br />http://www.nottinghamhighmfl.co.uk/2009/12/6th-form-pupils-make-more-spanish-videos/<br />
    22. 22. podcasts<br />Podcasting<br />Digital audio recording<br /> - role of editing in the learning process<br /> - posted online<br /> - commenting facilitates AfL<br />
    23. 23. podcasts<br />Podcasting<br /><ul><li>Create topic podcasts</li></ul> - ANYTHING your imagination can think of<br /> - even to replace some speaking tests?<br /> - design their own listening exercises<br />
    24. 24. Podcasts as listening materials...<br />News Time Spanish<br /> -weekly news round-ups<br />2) Notes In Spain <br /> - come with supporting materials<br /> - based around topics affecting life in Spain<br />podcasts<br />Podcasting<br />
    25. 25. Podcasts as listening materials...<br />3) iTunes as a podcast search engine<br />podcasts<br />Podcasting<br />
    26. 26. podcasts<br />Podcasting<br />Podcasts as listening materials...<br />Personal relationships<br />Notes in Spain 3- casa<br />NIS 5- familia<br />NIS 16- sobrino<br />http://oye.languageskills.co.uk/advanced/year12/12635.html<br />http://oye.languageskills.co.uk/advanced/year12/12633.html<br />Health<br />NIS 14- la tapa<br />http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/spanish/news/topic/health.shtml<br />http://oye.languageskills.co.uk/advanced/year12/12625.html<br />http://web.mac.com/sanferminuk/Advanced_Level_Listening/Spanish/Entries/2007/1/31_La_salud.html - challenge: to make a worksheet for the recording<br />http://web.mac.com/sanferminuk/Advanced_Level_Listening/Spanish/Entries/2007/1/24_El_alcohol_en_Espa%C3%B1a.html<br />
    27. 27. interviews in pairs / groups<br />Can be done as serious or comic<br />Interview...<br />- an expert on climate change<br />- a historian<br />- an immigrant<br />Even get in touch with international bodies to see if you can organise an online interview for real!<br />
    28. 28. Flip- dialogues<br />Opportunities for creativity<br />
    29. 29. bingo cards<br />
    30. 30. Skype / Pamela<br />Potential speaking homework<br />+ practises key skill<br />- can be put onto blog / wiki<br />http://joedale.typepad.com/integrating_ict_into_the_/2010/02/recording-skype-and-editing-in-audacity.html<br />
    31. 31. Running dictation<br />Rules: only Target Language allowed<br /> 1 player to write, 1 player to run<br /> good to encourage communication of simple ideas, such as positions + to practise complex ideas<br /> focus on accuracy so ideal for key structures e.g. subjunctives<br /> fun + motivational<br />delibarate misspellings to focus on a specific point?<br />
    32. 32. Self-check list on folder<br />
    33. 33. www.bubbl.us<br />
    34. 34. Free, constant CPD<br />www.joedale.typepad.com<br />www.boxoftricks.net<br />www.rachelhawkes.typepad.com<br />www.mfljones.wordpress.com<br />www.isabellejones.blogspot.com<br />- become part of a global Personal Learning Network<br />
    35. 35. For more info…<br />www.chrisfuller.typepad.com<br />(where this presentation will be available to download)<br />Mrfulleredgehill@yahoo.co.uk<br />@chrisfullerisms<br />

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