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  1. 1. Languages and ICT:Share and Dare to Be Free!Isabelle Joneshttp://isabellejones.blogspot.com@icpjones
  2. 2. •Threats and opportunities•Share to know•Share to grow•Share to flourish•Dare to be free
  3. 3. Team Starter: 2 minutes...Communicating in a foreign language makes you feel … (one word)
  4. 4. Team StarterCommunicating in a foreign language makes you feel …
  5. 5. • The great CPD gap: school-based or …?• ITT provision: change in the nature of partnership between universities and schools
  6. 6. • Consultations on National Curriculum and Primary Languages
  7. 7. • Consultations on National Curriculum and Primary Languages
  8. 8. The road ahead?
  9. 9. The road ahead?
  10. 10. • OFSTED•Observations•Exam pressure•Teachers’ “default teaching mode”and willingness to innovate/take risks.
  11. 11. Evidence of planning
  12. 12. • The E-Bac• School context and ethos• Perception of our subject within school by students and other departments
  13. 13. Key QuestionAre we… or are we… ?
  14. 14. Time to re-focus on our main aim…
  15. 15. What kind of language learners do you want? • Confident speakers • Passionate and committed • Creative and spontaneous • Learners with balanced language skills (receptive AND productive)/ good literacy skills • Learners with a strong awareness of the countries where the Target Language is spoken • Independent • Resilient
  16. 16. GCSE Skills and Independence• Cope with a greater degree of unpredictability Student independence: phonic rules, use of dictionary& verb tables.• Understand and use more accurately a widening range ofvocabulary and structures, including some unfamiliar language=>intercultural understanding, inferences from English and/orother known language, use of para-linguistic clues (visuals, tone ofvoice, bold, italics etc…), memorisation techniques.• Understand and discuss issues and opinions =>Knowledge of a range of structures, connectives and synonyms,linking ideas & points of view in a well-organised way.• Give full description and accounts=>proofreading ability, peer assessment & support, memorisationtechniques.http://www.tagxedo.com/artful/b1b08e0632244c74 AQA GCSE specification-context and purposes
  17. 17. Share to know: Fostering student independence• Getting ideas to develop Independence and standards of learning & teaching• Facts about set-ups to develop better learners and better linguists (e.g. time allocation, KS2-3 transition)• Find out about good practice to future-proof our linguists (to A Level and beyond…)
  18. 18. Share to know:Developing speaking• Teacher use of the Target Language• Opportunities for students to speak the language for a real purpose• Safe environment for speaking• Pronunciation and student confidence: for or against choral repetition?• Something to aim for: Group Talkhttp://www.teachfind.com/teachers-tv/mfl-implementing-group-talk-initiative-and-other-strategies
  19. 19. What should we do? Get involved!
  20. 20. Share to know
  21. 21. Share to know:Social Media and Web ToolsTwitter MFL resourcesDiigo TES FlickrPinterest SlideshareYouTube BloggerFacebook
  22. 22. Share to know #mfltwitteratti
  23. 23. Share to know
  24. 24. Share to know
  25. 25. Share to know
  26. 26. Share to knowTeaching topics RepinBoard by topic ButtonFollow each other Mobile app
  27. 27. Share to know
  28. 28. Share to know isabellejones
  29. 29. Share to know
  30. 30. Share to know • Yahoo groups- mfl resources http://www.mflresources.org.uk/ Join the yahoo group from this page
  31. 31. Share to knowTES Resources http://www.tes.co.uk/MyPublicProfile.aspx?uc=694292&event=21
  32. 32. Share to know
  33. 33. http://isabellejones.blogspot.com Share to know
  34. 34. Share to grow
  35. 35. Share to grow
  36. 36. Share to grow
  37. 37. Share to flourish
  38. 38. Share to flourish What is creativity? One ingredient: Divergent thinking“I define Creativity as the process of having original ideas that have value”Sir Ken Robinson
  39. 39. Share to flourishWhat does creativity look like in the classroom? • Students are actively and emotionally engaged • Different learning styles are catered for • Students have ownership of at least some of the content • Students are given time to explore and research • There is built-in time for students to reflect on their learning and improve the outcome • Students make connections between different curriculum areas and their own experiences • Questioning is actively encouraged ideas connections
  40. 40. Share to flourishHow can Social Media Support The Development of Creativity in The Languages Classroom?•By sharing ideas with teachers that may have tried similaractivities before: practicalities, pitfalls•By providing examples of ready-made and tried-and-testedresources•By providing an interaction with a worldwide audience•By providing a source of advice, support and peer-to-peertraining for language teachers
  41. 41. Share to flourishArt: colours and descriptions, biographies, use of visualsand 3D “hooks”Music: rhymes, sounds and rhythmDrama: role-play/ puppetsHistory: a new slant on what the familiar e.g. ww2Geography: Barcelona, Paris, the environment, fair tradeDance: cultural aspects, use movement to rememberMedia studies: looking at advertising or short filmsCultural awareness and identity: celebrate & promotediversity through using pictures, music, the French &Spanish-speaking world…
  42. 42. Share to flourish• Factors affecting the way we teach/ students learn (Is the cross-curricular strategy transferable?)• Foreign language learning and teaching-a unique part of the curriculum?• Wholeschool/ Faculty tools to support the development of students’ independence (PLTS/SEAL/ICT-grammar, phonics/AFL)
  43. 43. Share to flourishAre you ready to go boldly? 15 Nov2012http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6300174
  44. 44. Key Answer
  45. 45. Dare to be Free
  46. 46. One last thing…
  47. 47. Languages and ICT:Share and Dare to Be Free!Isabelle Joneshttp://isabellejones.blogspot.com@icpjones
  48. 48. Photo Credits • http://www.flickr.com/photos/pedrosimoes7/1301014184/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/venosdale/6638748619/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/daveduarte/2817722169/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/bestrated1/242847986/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/wolfraven/1327537391/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/darwinbell/1233912830/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevecorey/8074868256/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/65251861@N07/6360570019/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/h-k-d/3063566547/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/2049233526/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/jjay69/3863445418/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/dharmasphere/127627500/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/ • http://www.flickr.com/photos/roscoe/5687538326/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/