WHAT IS A TEACHER??<br />Who are we?…. <br />Who am I?<br />Patricia Smith Janney<br />
So Many Theories…<br />Who do we follow?<br />What do we incorporate into our learning style?<br />GAGNE<br />Piaget<br />...
What works in the classroom of a second language learner?!<br />Technology works !<br />Communication works!<br />Teacher ...
Constructivism<br />A Proven method of instruction… We need to get together and share ideas.<br />(Windschitl, 1999)<br />
Technology……Teaching will never be the same<br />Computers are essential in the classroom for learning<br />a second langu...
TestingSmart assessments for the 21st century. <br />“We ought not to forget that what we are after is far more than high ...
Arts IntegrationMusic, dance, movement and song to ignite young minds.<br />(Eisner, 2005)<br />
We are Effective LeadersWe don’t just fill vessels, we light fires!<br />We shape young minds<br />We have the tools to su...
BIBLIOGRAPHY<br />Eisner, E. (2005). Questionable Assumptions About Schooling. In D. M.     	Kauchak, Charting a Professio...
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  1. 1. WHAT IS A TEACHER??<br />Who are we?…. <br />Who am I?<br />Patricia Smith Janney<br />
  2. 2. So Many Theories…<br />Who do we follow?<br />What do we incorporate into our learning style?<br />GAGNE<br />Piaget<br />Vygotsky<br />Gardner<br />DEWEY<br />Bruner<br />Skinner<br />(Roblyer, 2010)<br />
  3. 3. What works in the classroom of a second language learner?!<br />Technology works !<br />Communication works!<br />Teacher training works!<br />Parent involvement works !<br />Highly educatedleaders work !<br />Technological support of teachersworks!<br />Appropriate assessments work !<br />(Moore, 2006)<br />
  4. 4. Constructivism<br />A Proven method of instruction… We need to get together and share ideas.<br />(Windschitl, 1999)<br />
  5. 5. Technology……Teaching will never be the same<br />Computers are essential in the classroom for learning<br />a second language (Liu, 2002)<br />A majority of foreign language students<br />prefer using technology<br />In the classroom (Liu, 2002)<br />
  6. 6. TestingSmart assessments for the 21st century. <br />“We ought not to forget that what we are after is far more than high scores on standardized tests” (Eisner, 2003, p.279)<br />
  7. 7. Arts IntegrationMusic, dance, movement and song to ignite young minds.<br />(Eisner, 2005)<br />
  8. 8. We are Effective LeadersWe don’t just fill vessels, we light fires!<br />We shape young minds<br />We have the tools to succeed.<br />We have the continuing education and training to be our best.<br />We are teaching the leaders of tomorrow, let’s light their fire !!!<br />
  9. 9. BIBLIOGRAPHY<br />Eisner, E. (2005). Questionable Assumptions About Schooling. In D. M. Kauchak, Charting a Professional Course (pp. 277-285). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.<br />Glickman, C. (2005). Dichotomizing Education: Why No One Wins and America Loses. In D. E. Kauchak, Charting a Professional Course (pp. 285-291). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.<br />Roblyer, M. D. (2010). Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching.Boston, Massachusetts: Allyn & Bacon.<br />Cruikshank,D.,Haefle, D. (2005). Good Teachers, Plural. In D. M. Kauchak, Charting a Professional Course (pp. 291-296). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.<br />Windschitl, M. (1999). The Challenges of sustaining a Constructivist Classroom Culture. Phi Delta Kappan . Vol. 80. Retrieved from http://www.kappanmagazine.org/<br />Liu, M, Moore, Z,, Graham, L,, & Lee, S.(2003). A Look at the Research on Computer Based Technology Use in Second Language Learning: Review of Literature from 1990-2000, Journal of Research on Technology and Education, 34(30), 250- 273. Retrieved from http://jabba.edb.utexas.edu/it/seclangtechrev.pdf<br />Moore, Z. (2006). Technology and Teaching Culture: What Spanish Teachers Do. Foreign Language Annals, 39(4), 579-594. Retrieved from http://www.actfl.org<br />
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