The sociocultural worlds of learners<br />Hall: Chapter 4<br />Summarized by: Carmella Covell<br />English 625: Introducti...
Discussion Question #1<br />Could students cultural upbringing impact their success in school?  Why do you think?<br />
Introduction<br />Students socio cultural lives were not considered outside of school.<br />Students were empty vessels.<b...
  Language socialization practices: Home and School<br />Sociocultural worlds do play a fundamental role in academics.<br ...
Discussion Question #2<br />I know all of you have read the Chapter but whom do you believe showed success in school?<br /...
Language socialization practices: Home and School<br />Urban community- showed success.<br />   -- more natural<br />   --...
Language Variation<br />Awareness of students cultural lives and language lead to successful students.<br />
Redesigning curriculum and instruction<br />Keep: Developed in 1972 to improve the academic success of low-income, element...
Redesigning curriculum and instruction<br />2. The Funds of Knowledge:<br />Required teachers to create activities and les...
Discussion Question #3<br />What problems do you believe teachers are faced with in the Funds of Knowledge program?  Just ...
Redesigning curriculum and instruction<br />3. Language Curriculum:  Focused on Language Awareness in school.<br />http://...
The next chapter<br />Sociocultural worlds do play a fundamental role in academics.<br />The next chapter will be Language...
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  1. 1. The sociocultural worlds of learners<br />Hall: Chapter 4<br />Summarized by: Carmella Covell<br />English 625: Introduction to TESOL<br />
  2. 2. Discussion Question #1<br />Could students cultural upbringing impact their success in school? Why do you think?<br />
  3. 3. Introduction<br />Students socio cultural lives were not considered outside of school.<br />Students were empty vessels.<br />Students all had cognitive capabilities to learn.<br />If home life considered: linguistically and culturally deprived.<br />
  4. 4. Language socialization practices: Home and School<br />Sociocultural worlds do play a fundamental role in academics.<br />Shirley Brice Heath and Phillips study:<br /> -- Trackton- Black rural community taught to fantasize stories.<br /> -- Roadville- White rural community taught to tell the truth.<br /> -- Urban community- Middle class students taught similar concepts in school as home life.<br />
  5. 5. Discussion Question #2<br />I know all of you have read the Chapter but whom do you believe showed success in school?<br />-Trackton<br />-Roadville<br />or<br />-Urban<br />Why do you think?<br />
  6. 6. Language socialization practices: Home and School<br />Urban community- showed success.<br /> -- more natural<br /> -- could extend to what they learned at home<br />
  7. 7. Language Variation<br />Awareness of students cultural lives and language lead to successful students.<br />
  8. 8. Redesigning curriculum and instruction<br />Keep: Developed in 1972 to improve the academic success of low-income, elementary school-aged Native Hawaiian children.<br />http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/educatrs/presrvce/pe3lk43.htm<br />
  9. 9. Redesigning curriculum and instruction<br />2. The Funds of Knowledge:<br />Required teachers to create activities and lessons that involved students home and community lives. <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5b2hbCyGkV0<br />
  10. 10. Discussion Question #3<br />What problems do you believe teachers are faced with in the Funds of Knowledge program? Just think again about the complexities of culture.<br />
  11. 11. Redesigning curriculum and instruction<br />3. Language Curriculum: Focused on Language Awareness in school.<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-LkN-Pm_zA<br />
  12. 12. The next chapter<br />Sociocultural worlds do play a fundamental role in academics.<br />The next chapter will be Language and Culture of the classroom.<br />

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