Lee Rosenbusch Russel Zeppieri Look Firsttothe Standards

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  • Lee Rosenbusch Russel Zeppieri Look Firsttothe Standards

    1. 1. <ul><li>Look First to the Standards: </li></ul><ul><li>The Natural Starting Point </li></ul><ul><li>for a Great Curriculum and Program! </li></ul><ul><li>Lucy Lee </li></ul><ul><li>Marcia Rosenbusch </li></ul><ul><li>Priscilla Russel </li></ul><ul><li>Rosanne Zeppieri </li></ul>
    2. 2. Best Practices <ul><li>Building Blocks for a Strong Curriculum </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>A Solid Grounding in the Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Set Realistic Proficiency Targets   </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Start with the End In Mind </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Essential Questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understandings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Think Thematic </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Include Authentic Tasks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Real-life Situations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meaningful, purposeful communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learner-active tasks </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Speak Chinese </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visuals, TPR, Graphic Organizers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Provide an Abundance of Comprehensible Input </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rich opportunities to hear and read language in context </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Focus on Functional Chunks of Language </li></ul>
    7. 7. Why have standards? <ul><li>Everyone in the educational system knows what to aim for. </li></ul><ul><li>Standards will create coherence in educational practices. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century The document:
    9. 9. Who developed the FL standards? <ul><li>Board of Directors </li></ul><ul><li>Advisory Council </li></ul><ul><li>Standards Task Force </li></ul><ul><li>Educators at Pilot Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Board of Reviewers </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Teachers from across the nation </li></ul>
    10. 10. What new ways of viewing foreign language education do the standards offer?
    11. 11. <ul><li>“ The United States must educate students who are equipped linguistically and culturally to communicate successfully in a pluralistic American society and abroad.” (p. 7) </li></ul>The vision
    12. 12. <ul><li>“ All students can be successful language and culture learners” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Language and culture education is part of the core curriculum.” (p. 7) </li></ul>The vision…
    13. 13. How are the standards organized? <ul><li>Five Goals: </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Comparisons </li></ul><ul><li>Communities </li></ul>
    14. 14. Communication Communicate in languages other than English.
    15. 15. Communication <ul><li>1.1 Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions. </li></ul><ul><li>1.2 Students understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics. </li></ul><ul><li>1.3 Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics. </li></ul>
    16. 16. Communicative Modes <ul><li>Interpersonal </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretive </li></ul><ul><li>Presentational </li></ul>
    17. 17. Framework of Communicative Modes Interpersonal Interpretive Presentational Productive Abilities: Receptive Abilities: _________________________ speaking, writing listening, reading listening, reading, viewing speaking, writing, showing LinguisticSystemCulturalKnowledgeLinguisticSystemCulturalKnowledge LinguisticSystemCulturalKnowledgeLinguisticSystemCulturalKnowledge
    18. 18. Cultures Gain knowledge and understanding of other cultures.
    19. 19. What is culture ? PERSPECTIVES PRACTICES PRODUCTS (Meanings, attitudes, values, ideas) (Patterns of social interactions) (Books, tools, foods, laws, music, games)
    20. 20. Cultures <ul><li>2.1 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the practices and perspectives of the culture studied. </li></ul><ul><li>2.2 Students demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between the products and perspectives of the culture studied. </li></ul>
    21. 21. Connections Connect with other disciplines and acquire information.
    22. 22. Connections <ul><li>3.1 Students reinforce and further their knowledge of other disciplines through the foreign language. </li></ul><ul><li>3.2 Students acquire information and recognize the distinctive viewpoints that are only available through the foreign language and its cultures. </li></ul>
    23. 23. Comparisons Develop insight into the nature of language and culture.
    24. 24. Comparisons <ul><li>4.1 Students demonstrate understanding of the nature of language through comparisons of the language studied and their own. </li></ul><ul><li>4.2 Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through comparisons of the cultures studied and their own. </li></ul>
    25. 25. Communities Participate in multilingual communities at home and around the world.
    26. 26. Communities <ul><li>5.1 Students use the language both within and beyond the school setting. </li></ul><ul><li>5.2 Students show evidence of becoming life-long learners by using the language for personal enjoyment and enrichment. </li></ul>
    27. 27. How do the standards relate to classroom teaching?
    28. 28. <ul><li>National Standards </li></ul><ul><li>State Curriculum Framework </li></ul><ul><li>District Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Thematic Unit </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Activity </li></ul>Role of the Standards…
    29. 29. Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century

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