Step away from the
textbook!
www.chrisfuller.typepad.com
@chrisfullerisms
Chrisfullerinspain@hotmail.com
For the next 2 hours we are going to...
1) To think about what we want to
form the basis of our pupils’
learning
2) To ref...
Why change
NOW?
Laying the
foundations
Anderson’s Taxonomy
www.rachelhawkes.typepad.com/linguacom
www.doonceandshare.wikispaces.com
Persisting
• Stick to it
• Remain Focussed
• Never give up
discuter
persister
organiser
Managing Impulsivity
• Take your t...
www.globalgateway.org.uk
International links
www.worldvision.org.uk
Sponsor a child?
What are pupils going to be
talking about?
School disco Upcoming trip
?!
vs
Creating an audience
Blogging
Comments from the world
Make like a DT teacher
www.glogster.com
www.voki.com
www.xtranormal.com
Thinking
differently
How often do we
make our pupils
THINK?
Flags
Flags
colours
neighbours
phonetics
Uruguay Chile
Bolivia
Argentina
Perú Cuba
design own flag?
work with other depts to
des...
animals
ballena cobaya vicuña
viscacha llama flamenco
animal wild domestic food?
flamenco
ballena
llama
vicuña
cobaya
viscacha
http://24timezones.com/map_es.htm
Time zones
At 7a.m. in Lima, what time is it in Madrid?
How could we look at daily routi...
Climate zones
Climate zones
www.flickrcc.bluemountains.net
Contact the photographers?
(idea from Alex Blagona)
Development
www.worldmapper.org
Total population
Huge opportunities for contrasts.
WHY are these patterns true?
www.worldmapper.org
Tourist destinations
http://especiales.lainformacion.com/espana/espana-en-50-
graficos/?grupo=1&grafico=4
What questions with there are / there...
Mapwork
with thanks to Neil Jones
Mapwork
with thanks to Neil Jones
OS maps on bing.com
Hint - There are 11 different symbols to identify!
Identify all the symbols you can spot on this Ordnance
Survey map.
O.S....
6-figure grid references
Be nice to the Geography department
www.radicalgeography.co.uk
Could we persuade the Geography
department to use TL countr...
¿Qué tiempo hace en
España en verano?
with thanks to Neil Jones
Government departments have huge advertising
budgets- can we use their materials?
www.pubstv.com
How stimulating is YOUR local area?
Benefits of the Olympics?
Who should host the
World Cup?
Transport links
Benefits to s...
Picasso
Miró
Google Earth: Prado Museum
www.scienceacross.org
Grammar
Learning on the move
podcasts (e.g. Edgehill grammar
series, Coffee Break French etc)
Assessment
There is no failure,
only feedback
But have we convinced pupils of this?
How do they view their feedback?
Highlighting heaven
• Focus on the positive
• Indications of where
objectives have been met
• Promotes pupil reflection
wi...
Get ahead,
stay ahead
www.google.com/reader
A few blogs to start with...
Neil Jones
www.mfljones.wordpress.com
Rachel Hawkes
www.rachelhawkes.typepad.com/linguacom
Ch...
www.teachers.tv
make the most of it while we’ve still got it!
http://tweepml.org/MFL-Twitterers
Twitter and Tweetdeck
Step away from the
textbook!
www.chrisfuller.typepad.com
@chrisfullerisms
Chrisfullerinspain@hotmail.com
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    1. 1. Step away from the textbook! www.chrisfuller.typepad.com @chrisfullerisms Chrisfullerinspain@hotmail.com
    2. 2. For the next 2 hours we are going to... 1) To think about what we want to form the basis of our pupils’ learning 2) To reflect on ways to look again at content 3) To discuss how to keep finding new ideas
    3. 3. Why change NOW?
    4. 4. Laying the foundations
    5. 5. Anderson’s Taxonomy
    6. 6. www.rachelhawkes.typepad.com/linguacom www.doonceandshare.wikispaces.com
    7. 7. Persisting • Stick to it • Remain Focussed • Never give up discuter persister organiser Managing Impulsivity • Take your time • Think before you act • Remain calm and thoughtful penser réflechir examiner considerer Listening to others • Consider someone else’s point of view • Consider all the options écouter examiner considerer évaluer Thinking about thinking • What are you thinking • What are you doing? • What effect are you having on others? considerer discuter évaluer formuler Qu’est ce que vous avez fait aujourd’hui? Thanks to Helena Butterfield How + when do we introduce past tense? Why not from start for reflection?!
    8. 8. www.globalgateway.org.uk International links
    9. 9. www.worldvision.org.uk Sponsor a child?
    10. 10. What are pupils going to be talking about? School disco Upcoming trip ?!
    11. 11. vs Creating an audience
    12. 12. Blogging
    13. 13. Comments from the world
    14. 14. Make like a DT teacher
    15. 15. www.glogster.com
    16. 16. www.voki.com
    17. 17. www.xtranormal.com
    18. 18. Thinking differently
    19. 19. How often do we make our pupils THINK?
    20. 20. Flags
    21. 21. Flags colours neighbours phonetics Uruguay Chile Bolivia Argentina Perú Cuba design own flag? work with other depts to design own kingdoms?
    22. 22. animals ballena cobaya vicuña viscacha llama flamenco
    23. 23. animal wild domestic food? flamenco ballena llama vicuña cobaya viscacha
    24. 24. http://24timezones.com/map_es.htm Time zones At 7a.m. in Lima, what time is it in Madrid? How could we look at daily routine in a different way? - describe daily routine in... - what would people be doing at...? Why? - chores?
    25. 25. Climate zones
    26. 26. Climate zones
    27. 27. www.flickrcc.bluemountains.net Contact the photographers? (idea from Alex Blagona)
    28. 28. Development
    29. 29. www.worldmapper.org Total population Huge opportunities for contrasts. WHY are these patterns true?
    30. 30. www.worldmapper.org Tourist destinations
    31. 31. http://especiales.lainformacion.com/espana/espana-en-50- graficos/?grupo=1&grafico=4 What questions with there are / there were Because there is... WHY do migrants move to certain parts?
    32. 32. Mapwork with thanks to Neil Jones
    33. 33. Mapwork with thanks to Neil Jones
    34. 34. OS maps on bing.com
    35. 35. Hint - There are 11 different symbols to identify! Identify all the symbols you can spot on this Ordnance Survey map. O.S. map symbols What materials can we adapt from Geography dept? e.g. great Boardworks resources
    36. 36. 6-figure grid references
    37. 37. Be nice to the Geography department www.radicalgeography.co.uk Could we persuade the Geography department to use TL country as a case study?
    38. 38. ¿Qué tiempo hace en España en verano? with thanks to Neil Jones
    39. 39. Government departments have huge advertising budgets- can we use their materials?
    40. 40. www.pubstv.com
    41. 41. How stimulating is YOUR local area? Benefits of the Olympics? Who should host the World Cup? Transport links Benefits to society Tourism Regeneration Should there just be 1 Olympic venue, used every 4 years?
    42. 42. Picasso
    43. 43. Miró Google Earth: Prado Museum
    44. 44. www.scienceacross.org
    45. 45. Grammar
    46. 46. Learning on the move podcasts (e.g. Edgehill grammar series, Coffee Break French etc)
    47. 47. Assessment
    48. 48. There is no failure, only feedback But have we convinced pupils of this? How do they view their feedback?
    49. 49. Highlighting heaven • Focus on the positive • Indications of where objectives have been met • Promotes pupil reflection with thanks to Dom McGladdery www.domsmflpage.blogspot.com
    50. 50. Get ahead, stay ahead
    51. 51. www.google.com/reader
    52. 52. A few blogs to start with... Neil Jones www.mfljones.wordpress.com Rachel Hawkes www.rachelhawkes.typepad.com/linguacom Chris Harte www.chrisharte.typepad.com José Picardo www.boxoftricks.net Living Geography www.livinggeography.blogspot.com Follow sidebar links- there are so many great blogs out there!
    53. 53. www.teachers.tv make the most of it while we’ve still got it!
    54. 54. http://tweepml.org/MFL-Twitterers Twitter and Tweetdeck
    55. 55. Step away from the textbook! www.chrisfuller.typepad.com @chrisfullerisms Chrisfullerinspain@hotmail.com
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