English Language Learning and Foreign Language Rachel Behm, Daniel Charlesworth, Amanda Friel, and Kelsey Griffin
Important Concepts Multiple ways to teach technology to ELL & ESL students Opportunities for application Teacher Resources
Use of scanners, digital cameras, &/or video cameras Videotape a speech or an interview Scan pictures of diagrams/shapes onto paper – get a better idea of their schoolwork Teachers can use digital cameras to take pictures, then add them to a PowerPoint presentation to help with new terminology Scan students work and create a personal file for each student
Examples of using technology Technology can be used in communicating, collaborating, conducting research, and/or solving problems. Class blogs can be used for class communication. Students learn differently, by using technology students can work at their own pace. Students can use the internet to conduct research. A website can be used to virtually turn in activities and assignments that go alone with what is being taught.
Productivity Tools Microsoft Word Databases Practice Grammar & spelling on word Create worksheets Create database of vocabulary words Create database of classroom materials used
Multimedia DVD & Online videos Auditory recordings & podcasts E-books Leapfrog games
Adaptive Technology Read aloud technology
Legal use of technology In order to keep students safe while using technology, privacy settings can be set on the computer so the students are limited to what site can be searched.
Adhering to copyright laws All information/pictures should be cited. List all the resources/websites that were used.
Webquests La MaisonMerveilleuse http://questgarden.com/121/68/6/110409011807/index.htm Overall, a good wequest for French students Getting Descriptive with Adjectives and Adverbs http://questgarden.com/123/52/4/110406030930/index.htm Good ELL webquest activity, but lacks explanation of standards and attractive layout
Vamos al Centro Comercial http://questgarden.com/107/68/9/100730063138/index.htm A good Spanish language webquest to teach phrases Making Rules & Regulations for Eco-friendly life http://questgarden.com/121/80/9/110320232219/index.htm Very well made ELL webquest for ELL students to practice phrases while learning about the environment
Instructional Software Inspiration Accelerated Reader Help Math www.helpprogram.net ESL Learning Smartwww.eslreadingsmart.com
Telecommunication Google Docs Translation Tools My Language Exchange Skype
Rubrics used for assessing ELL/FL students ESL Reading Development Rubric http://www.uen.org/Rubric/rubric.cgi?rubric_id=12917 Grades the reader from a non-reader up to an independent reader. Teachers can see students reading level is and what they need to improve on. Arlington County Spanish Partial Immersion Program Speaking Objectives http://www.sites4teachers.com/links/redirect.php?url=http://www.cal.org/twi/rubrics/oral1-5.pdf Grades Spanish speakers on comprehension, fluency, vocabulary, and grammar. Scaled from 1 (low) to 5 (high), gives a good description to each component and shows how to earn the maximum points. ESL Reading Rubric http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php?screen=ShowRubric&rubric_id=1034333 Sees if students understand what they have just read. Determines if they can retell the story, write a summary of it, relate the story to personal experiences, formulate questions, and understand and utilize the vocabulary.
Lesson Plans Fracturing Fairy Tales Around the World http://www.cpsb.org/resources/cbt/CBT_05-06/middle/world.lang/lesson.htm Very detailed lesson plan that can be used for teaching any second language Word Processing in Early Foreign Language Roblyerp. 306 Students create autobiography in word to practice language
Introducing (e-paper) in the ESL Reading Classroom http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Foreign_Language/English_Second_Language/ESL0204.html Students practice skimming while reading e-papers Cyber Traveling in the Loire Valley Roblyerp. 307 Students can practice French while seeing the Loire Valley
Assessment Questions What are 3 types of technology that can be used for ELL/Foreign language?
Works Cited Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching by Margaret D. Robleyer http://questgarden.com Microsoft Clip art http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Foreign_Language/English_Second_Language/ESL0204.html http://www.cpsb.org/resources/cbt/CBT_05-06/middle/world.lang/lesson.htm www.helpprogram.net www.eslreadingsmart.com http://www.sites4teachers.com http://www.uen.org/Rubric/rubric.cgi?rubric_id=12917