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Adult ESOL learning can be enhanced by using computers/tablets/mobile-phones in and outside the library. More practice hours can be attained by using tools outside of class and practicing with these ...

Adult ESOL learning can be enhanced by using computers/tablets/mobile-phones in and outside the library. More practice hours can be attained by using tools outside of class and practicing with these tools needs to happen in class.

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    A New Approach to ESOL Learning in the Library A New Approach to ESOL Learning in the Library Presentation Transcript

    • H TO ESOL W APPROAC A NE E LIBRARY R N I N G IN T H LEA S SMOTHERS / HARRY GLAS NIKEISHA ER, NY RY ADULT LEARNING CENT QUEENS LIBRA
    • INTRODUCTIONS If the group is small 1. Name 2.Where you are from 3.What you would like to learn today
    • COMMUNICATIVE APPROACH TO ESOL •4 SKILLS: L/S / R/W LISTENING/SPEAKING / READING/WRITING •5 : C/C CONTEXT/CULTURE •6 : T TECHNOLOGY TH TH
    • WHAT IS TECHNOLOGY? TECH·NOL·O·GY NOUN   TEK-ˈNÄ-LƏ-JĒ • THE USE OF SCIENCE IN INDUSTRY, ENGINEERING, ETC., TO INVENT USEFUL THINGS OR TO SOLVE PROBLEMS •A MACHINE, PIECE OF EQUIPMENT, METHOD, ETC., THAT IS CREATED BY TECHNOLOGY -- MERRIAM-WEBSTER DICTIONARY
    • TECHNOLOGY TIMELINE AGE TIME INVENTIONS AGRARIAN 4000 BC – 1700 AD WHEEL PAPYRUS, PAPER MACHINES: PRINTING PRESS INDUSTRIAL 1700 AD – 1960 AD MOTORS: CARS, AIRPLANES ELECTRICITY: TELEGRAPH, TELEPHONE ELECTRONICS: TV, RADIO, COMPUTERS INFORMATION 1960 AD -- INTEGRATED CIRCUITS: PC, CELLPHONE INTERNET
    • WHY TECHNOLOGY? •SCIENCE •CULTURE •UBIQUITOUS
    • CCSS REQUIRES NEW SKILLS TO BE DEVELOPED Explicit Skills: Critical Thinking Global Communication Collaboration Information Literacy Information Management Media/Technology Literacy   Inherent Skills: Global Empathy Questioning Problem Solving Creativity and Innovative Thinking Self-direction
    • EXERCISE 1 • TAKE TWO MINUTES AND LIST TECHNOLOGY THAT YOU USE IN THE CLASSROOM RIGHT NOW • SHARE
    • APPLICATION 1 Blended Learning Computer Usage instruction ESOL instruction
    • APPLICATION 2 Student Centered Flipping the Classroom [ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4a7NbUIr_iQ teaching for tomorrow: flipped learning] Teacher Centered [industrial age] [information age]
    • EXERCISE 2 • TAKE TWO MINUTES AND LIST TECH TECHNIQUES THAT YOU USE IN THE CLASSROOM RIGHT NOW THAT YOU ARE PROUD OF • SHARE
    • EXAMPLES Websites that I use 1.http://esolclass142.weebly.com/ 2.http://www.easyworldofenglish.com/ 3.Others suggested by the audience:  http://www.esl-lab.com  http://www.agendaweb.org
    • THANK YOU Nikeisha Smothers nikeisha.smothers@queenslibrary.org Harry Glass harry.glass@queenslibrary.org