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  • Technology to Build Language Development in English Language Learners ILC Fall 2008 - Alice Mercer - cc license
  • http://mercertraining.edublogs.org
  • Agenda
      • 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
  • Lesson Elements…
      • Building schema or background
      • Comprehensible input 
      • Vocabulary development
      • Visual and concrete examples
      • Scaffolding to support learning
      • Concept development
  • 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
  • Building Background
    • 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
  • Earth’s Structure
    • The earth has layers
    • Core - Inner core (solid metal) - Outer core (liquid metal)
    • Mantle (semi-liquid rock)
    • Crust (solid rock)
  • Here is our model of the Earth:
  • Volcano Parts
    • 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
  • Transformative Use
    • copyright disclaimer:
    • “ Many of the digital stories on our site include images and audio found on the Internet using commonly available search engines. The stories have been created for non-profit, educational use by students and teachers and we think we are within the fair use protection of existing copyright laws. If any copyright owner objects to the use of any work appearing on this site, please contact us and we will remove the work and review the propriety of including it.”
  • Concurrent Session 8 Wednesday, October 15 1:00 – 2:00 P.M.
    • Using VoiceThread for Interactive Classroom Projects
    • COLETTE CASSINELLI
    • Explore how educators use VoiceThread to empower students and provide an authentic
    • audience for presenting school projects.
    • Learn to use this FREE online Web 2.0 tool in
    • your library or classroom. Many K-12
    • examples will be shared.
    • Rm: B3 SC, EDU Web 2.0
  • Concurrent Session 9 Wednesday, October 15, 2008 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
    • Podcasts, Start to Finish!
    • ERIN STACEY
    • Learn all about the podcast process! See
    • examples of published podcasts created by
    • teachers and students and learn how to do
    • one yourself. These skills will help showcase
    • your fantastic projects and student work.
    • Rm: A8 EL, EDU Social Studies