Implementation of multilingual teachingBELEN ALVAREZ GARCIA programmes usingSpanish Learning Leader inan International Spanish CLIL / AICLEAcademy. approachesCalgary Board of Education
OUR SCHOOL: Senator PatrickBurns School Grade 5 to 9 English Program NSA Program Spanish Bilingual Program (International Spanish Academy) Inquiry Learning Develop Critical Thinking CTF Program (Career and Technology Foundations)
OPTIMIZE RESOURCES INQUIRY SPANISH CTF REGULAR LEARNING / PROGRAM PROGRAM PROGRAM CRTICAL THINKING
CLIL CLIL is not language teaching CLIL is not content teaching Content and Language Integrated Learning Is an approach to foreign language learning that requires the use of a second language to practice content. CLIL is flexible and there are many different models depending on a range of contextual factors. CLIL promotes learner progression in both language skills and knowledge construction CLIL helps to redefine the curriculum, sharpening the focus on the interconnections between cognition and communication – between language development and thinking skills.
CLIL Models Cross curricular project (language teachers and subject teachers): Al- Andalus Language teachers developing a more content-type approach to a theme: Spanish Language Arts and Electricity A global project where identical topics are studied by learners in different countries and languages and then the results compared.THE KEY WORD: FLEXIBILITY.
THEME: Heat and TemperatureA Career InquiryBig Question: Whatknowledge of heatand temperature isnecessary to carryout the duties/tasksinvolved in yourchosen career?
CONTENT t’s the starting point CLIL provides learning contexts which are relevant to the needs and interests of learners CLIL supports the integration of language into the broader curriculum
Types of heat transfer (conduction, radiation, convection) Organize and create career fair to present Understanding the project. difference between heat and temperature CONTENT Research and investigate heat Understand how heattechnologgy and how it and temperature relate has involved to a career Organize, research and present a summary
COGNITION It must challenge the learners to think and review and engage in higher order thinking skills. It’s not a transfer of knowledge It’s about allowing individuals to construct their own understanding and be challenged. Which tasks will we develop to encourage high order thinking? Use Bloom’s taxonomy as a checklist (for teachers and students).
Represent heat transfer and heat technology relates to a Career Carry out a researchCreate materials that investigation reflect learning COGNITON (presentation and Career fair) Understand and explain the difference between heat and temperature
The relationshipbetween cognitionand language(J. Cummins )http://archive.ecml.at/mtp2/clilmatrix/EN/qMain.htmlThis post is a tool created by aninternational team of CLILexperts, which cross-combinescontent, language, integrationand learning with culture,communication, cognition andcommunity. The ensuing 16indicators lead to examplesand a number of questions forCLIL teachers to answer abouttheir own teaching.
COMMUNICATION (Learning touse language and use language tolearn) It involves learners in language situations in a way which is different from “language learning lessons” Interaction, language using to learn It goes beyond the grammar system Language to interact with teachers and peers (discussions, classroom activities, presentations)
LANGUAGE OF LEARNING Vocabulario: partículas, energía solar, sólido, líquido, gaseoso, radiación, conducción, convección, calor, refrigeración, sol, etc. Uso de los verbos ser, estar, hacer Uso de las preposiciones debido a, convertirse en, transformarse en, relacionar con, etc
Complete the daily self-assessment at the end of each class work period (see D2L) Have a minimum of 3 check-ins with the teacher to discuss your progress on the project. Your class presentation
CULTURE Tolerance and understanding (Pluricultural and plurilingual world) Otherness is a key concept Can be wide interpretation Self and other awareness citizenship What are the cultural implication of the topic?
Careeer FairCelebration of Learning Spanish CULTURE Program Career presentation: Professionalism