Theoretical underpinnings of English Language Development
English Language Development Standards
Instructional methods and the tools to make it happen
Visual and Vocabulary support
Multi-media projects to support writing and oral language development
Projects that show how it's done
Where are you? I know about tech, I don’t know ELD I know ELD, I want to learn about tech I know about tech and ELD, I want to go to the next level 1 2 3
Building schema or background
Visual and concrete examples
Scaffolding to support learning
Participate in social conversations with peers and adults on familiar topics by asking and answering questions and soliciting information. Use expanded vocabulary and descriptive words in paraphrasing oral and written responses to texts. Apply knowledge of language to derive meaning from literary texts and comprehend them.
Where to infuse technology…
Record pair shares and oral responses
Use online visual tools
Scan and post student drawings
Photograph realia and post them
Post student writing with voice over and images to support
Record readers theater
Do reports on subjects online
Visual: What does it look like?
Oral/Auditory: What does it sound like?
Thinking and sharing: Asking questions
Vocabulary for Advanced learners: Visual Thesaurus
Unit Projects for Learning and Assessment
Building background when students don’t have it.
Models to show what you’ve learned
Formal oral reports
- Scripting for writing
- Reading aloud for oral language practice
What we learned about the Earth The Earth is our environment
Things we studied… Volcanoes Earth’s Structure Earthquakes Creation Stories
Where plates come together or move apart, there are volcanoes
Plates make a mountain.
Magma comes up from the mantle
It becomes lava when it is outside the mantle.
Our model of a volcano:
Extending the story to show understanding and analysis, not just recall
What about copyright?
Use Creative Commons
Learn about Fair Use
Learn about Transformative Use
Understand the risks
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