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?
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
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
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
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?