Running fence plenary lima may 2011

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Running fence plenary lima may 2011

  1. 1. The Running Fence: New Horizons in the Art of Teaching David Fay, U.S. Embassy, Lima, Regional English Language Office [email_address] , reloandes.com , facebook.com/reloandes http://lima.usembassy.gov/relo2.html
  2. 2. <ul><li>Part I: Public Hearing </li></ul><ul><li>Part II: Story of the Running Fence </li></ul><ul><li>Part III: Revealing Contours </li></ul><ul><li>Part IV: Our Running Fence </li></ul>
  3. 3. You are in a public hearing. The man at the front of the room is about to make a motion . You might not agree with his statement. This is fine. You have the right to say you do not agree. You have the right to ask more questions. On the other hand, you might agree with the man. If you do, you can say you support him and add a comment.
  4. 4. Story of Running Fence Sonoma Country, California September 10 – 23, 1976
  5. 11. While watching: <ul><li>What does a public hearing entail? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the arguments for and against the “Running Fence”? </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy the various accents. </li></ul>
  6. 12. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1ta0NaacfY
  7. 13. Reflect <ul><li>Can you use a public hearing format in your classroom? How would you need to modify it? What language skills does it build? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the power of a good story? How does it help language learning? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you used a video clip from YouTube? How? What are the advantages? </li></ul>
  8. 15. Is this art?
  9. 16. “The fence reveals the contours of a landscape that many consider non-descript, or have long taken for granted.”
  10. 20. Our project
  11. 21. “ Shaping the Way We Teach English” <ul><li>Video clips of teachers in world </li></ul><ul><li>Reflective practice </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogy of questions </li></ul>
  12. 22. CCT Clip <ul><li>From “Shaping the Way We Teach English” </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5dodTlc1sc </li></ul>
  13. 23. “The art is not the fence. It is the togetherness… and you are part of it whether you are for it or against it.”
  14. 31. Re-cap <ul><li>Public hearings as tool in language classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Art of storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>Art of Christo and Jeanne-Claude </li></ul><ul><li>Use of video clips </li></ul><ul><li>Attractiveness of authentic material </li></ul><ul><li>Making writing public </li></ul><ul><li>Power of reflective practice </li></ul><ul><li>Art of teaching </li></ul>
  15. 32. Can you create a fence that unites? David Fay, U.S. Embassy, Lima, Regional English Language Office [email_address] , reloandes.com , facebook.com/reloandes http://lima.usembassy.gov/relo2.html

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