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A presentation I gave at Aston University to encourage creative approaches to KS5 language teaching

A presentation I gave at Aston University to encourage creative approaches to KS5 language teaching

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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?

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