Aaron D. Jolly Hanseo University Korea TESOL Teacher Trainer
Who am I? I resemble the thinker , therefore I am. (Rodin 1902, meets Descarte, 1637)
About me… I reflect therefore I teach. (Descarte 1637 meets Farrell 2008)
- Reflective teaching practice. -MI & critical thinking approaches. -Learner training/student centered. -Promoting acquisition over learning -Input based approaches like ER & EL
Why we should teach/study English.
Why we should adapt and inspire #1.
Why we REALLY need key ingredients in Korea.
More Warm Up Discuss with your partner Hi, my name is ______. Nice to meet you. (I’m _______ NTMY2) I was wondering would you tell me about _______________________? ~tell me a memorable school moment? ~tell me about your favorite teacher? ~tell me what ‘keys’ ingredients are?
My Cooperative Learning Rules
1-2 minutes of teacher modeling
30 seconds - 2 minutes for 1 st person
then call CHANGE!
Partner only listens (and nods.. aheum)
30 seconds - 2 minutes for 2 nd person
Optional sharing if time
What are key ingredients?
What are some key ingredients?
Sharing about the ‘keys’ we use
My favorite adaptation ‘keys’
Some cool supplemental ‘keys’
Q & A.
(1) A Happy & Inspired Teacher
(2) A Student Centered Class
(3) Affective Filters Lowered
(4) Fun & Laughter in the Class
(5) Using Nation’s 25% Rule
(6) The class (or HW) is wired
(7) Adaptation & Supplementals
A Happy Teacher
Are you happy?
Are you healthy?
Are you smiling?
Are you organized?
Where are you on the Humanist v Behaviorists Continuum.
(Rogers’s fully functioning people v Skinner’s rats)
Prepping a Lesson
80-20% rule. Possible? Nearly? Sometimes?
Suggestopedia approach – student’s comfort.
Softening the environment.
“ As we start the new school year Mr. Smith I want you to know that I am an Abstract-Sequential Learner and trust that you will conduct yourself accordingly.”
Asking for information before you make the PPTs.
Following the ‘youth’ media, what kids play online etc.
Knowing latest trends/music etc.
Fun & Laughter
Nation’s 25% Rule
25% meaningful input
25% language focused learning
25% meaning focused output
25% fluency development
Are you ?
Adaptation & Supplementation
Sharing about our ‘keys’
Sharing about our ‘keys’ (1) A Happy & Inspired Teacher (2) A Student Centered Class (3) Affective Filters Lowered (4) Fun & Laughter in the Class (5) Using Nation’s 25% Rule (6) The class (or HW) is wired (7) Adaptation & Supplementals
My favorite adaptation ‘keys’ Change the color of your textbook!
i. Using “Entry Points”. ii. 5 minute “Brain Based” activities iii. “Multiple Intelligence” lesson plans. iv. Cooperative Learning activities. v. “Thinking Routines” from HGSE. vi. Speaking frames using PPT
There are 5 kinds of Entry Points : -The Aesthetic. -The Narrative. -The Logical/Quantitative. -The Foundational. -The Experiential. Gardner, H. (1991), The Unschooled Mind , New York: Basic Books .
The entry point through which learners respond to formal and sensory qualities of a subject or a work of art. http://brooklynartproject.ning.com/
Examples: *Use photos from artistic images to stimulate interest. *Show a famous painting or picture which is connected by theme to your topic . Theme: My family
Is your dad like this?
Use all kinds of pictures What do you see, think, wonder?
The entry point through which learners respond to the narrative (story) elements of a subject or work of art. Theme: My house
Remember your audience! (Especially if you have 5 th -10th graders?)
Theme: Mixed schools vs. boys or girls only?
The entry point through which learners respond to aspects of a subject, or work of art that invite deductive reasoning or numerical consideration .
10,000 100,000 1 million 2 million 5 million 8 million 10 million Theme: Korea 2002 World Cup
1. They are using sign language . 2. The girl is probably deaf. 3. The woman is a teacher/helper. Theme: Deaf children
The entry point through which learners respond to the broader concepts, or philosophical issues, raised by a subject or artwork.
Why is it so? Why do we need English? Why do you love your family? Why do you study so hard? Why do you play soccer? Why is Korea so busy? Why do people drive like that?
The entry point through which learners respond to a subject or work art by actually doing something with their hands or bodies.
*Play different trust games *Pretend to be blind (for unit on physically challenged kids) Theme: Friendship --- Caring/service
Adapted from WIDEWORLD professional development resources. http://www.wideworld.pz.harvard.edu/ These examples were excerpted and adapted from: Davis, J. (1996). The MUSE Book . Cambridge, MA: President and Fellows of Harvard College/Harvard Project Zero
Narrative & experiential
What is brain based learning? http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic70.htm
What’s the most delicious word? What’s the most dangerous word? What’s the ugliest word? What’s the tallest word? What’s the funniest word? What’s your favorite word?
M.I. theory by Dr. Howard Gardner (1983), Professor of Education at Harvard University.
1. Using MI inventories , to evaluate students learning styles. 2. Creating a mix of different activities based on an MI lesson plan schema .
I learned that ____________ which made me think that ___________.
What questions, wonderings or
puzzles do you still have?
I am still challenged by _______.
I am puzzled about why _______.
I’m still wondering why ________.
What I don’t fully understand yet
Connect Extend Challenge
For heaven’s sake use PPT
Yes you can use PPT to make your own:
& speaking frames
PPT Speaking Frame Example:
Prof. Jolly’s Speaking Frames 2010
PPT Speaking Frame Example:
Prof. Jolly’s Speaking Frames 2010
A: What’s your favorite ice-cream? B: My favorite ice-cream is _______. How about you? A: I like ___________. Do you like ___________? B: Yes I do/No I don’t actually.
1 –Do I use entry points to lessons? 2- Do I use “brain based” cognivities ? 3- Are the MI’s of students factored? 4- Do I use cooperative learning? 5- Do I use thinking routines? 6- Do I use speaking frames?
Supplemental ‘keys’. I use the 1 + 1 approach to add stuff!
i. Extensive reading ii. Video & audio materials iii. Learner journals iv. Dramatic skits and readings v. PPT books & read alouds vi. Online quizzes vii. Vocabulary cards viii. Websites for learning English
i. Extensive reading
Extensive reading vs. Intensive reading.
2. Main principle is it should be easy.
3. Day & Bamford’s 10 characteristics (1998).
4. Read a lot for wide understanding
without using dictionary or translation.
Use Graded Readers! Graded Readers are “books prepared so that they stay within strictly limited vocabulary.” (Nation, 2001)
a. Use Real-English.com to watch videos with subtitles, for all levels. b. Find video materials on DVD or that are level appropriate. c. Use you-tube videos with script
1 –Do I have time for anything? 2 – How can I make (more) time? 3-Do I practice the 1 + 1 approach? 4- Is it for in-class only, or out too? 5- How do I assess learning, or do I? 6- What varies? What stays the same?