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  1. 1. TEENching Ronaldo Lima Jr
  2. 2. YES NO
  3. 3. ihopeitworks.blogspot.com ronaldoj@thomas.org.br @ronaldojunior facebook.com/ronaldojunior
  4. 4. TEEN life quiz
  5. 5. Two and...Big...Gossip...Super...Grey’s...Kenan...Everybody...
  6. 6. Natural information gap
  7. 7. Defining TeensYoung teenagers: 12-14 years oldMiddle teenagers: 14-17 years oldLate teenagers: 17-19 years old
  8. 8. Natural egoismEmotional and melodramatic Young TeensExtreme physical changesSensitive to appearanceWant to belong to the “pack”Influenced by peers and fadsWavering between independence and need for securityThink they have “figured things out”Strive to create a “system” to analyze what they seeTest hypotheses and think critically about abstract ideas andconceptsStrong opinionsSee things in black and white
  9. 9. • Physically mature Middle Teens• Able to work independently• Good planners and can manage group workwithout much supervision• Less reliant on the group for support• More focus on individual relationships• Stronger sense of place in society• Aware of the opposite sex and begin to mixgroups (girls and boys)• Understand there is not only one answer to everyquestion and not everything is black and white
  10. 10. Teens are wrapped up in these issues: Self-esteem Peer pressure Ethics Finding one’s own identity Dealing with relationships
  11. 11. To put thingsin perspective
  12. 12. Children AdultsPeripheral attention to lg Focal awerenessand inputNo full cognitive T Superior/full cognitive Edevelopment (concreteoperations) abilitiesHere/now functional use Can abstractof lgNo metalanguage E Can handle metalanguageShort attention spans N Longer attention spansSensory input (physical, Oral input is okhands-on) S
  13. 13. TEENS ARE EFFICIENT LANGUAGE LEARNERS (LEWIS, 2007)They combine childlike playfulness withadult-like ability to hypothesize and think critically.
  14. 14. Affective factors Children Adults Very sensitive to affective More self-assured, factors confident and with higher self-esteem, yet sensitive to lg ego Teens?Transition, confusion, changing bodies, dont know what they want, self-consciousness, ego, self- image, perception of self, self-esteem, ups and downs.
  15. 15. • Avoid embarrassement at all costs• Affirm each persons talents and strengths• Allow mistakes to be accepted• Praise meaningfully• De-emphasize competition and emphasize collaboration, co-operation• Do not mix "proficiency" with "ability"
  16. 16. Encourage risk-taking by: Promoting trial atmosphere Providing reasonable challenges Responding to ss attempts positively Encouraging small-group work Sequencing activities from easier to more difficult
  17. 17. Value and respect ss thoughts Praise and criticismGenuine interest Be fairBe firm and warm Symptom vs. Source Rapport AUTHORITY vs. FRIEND
  18. 18. • Let your body posture exhibit confidence• Your face should reflect optimism, brightness and warmth• Make frequent eye contact with students• Move around, use all the classroom space, be everywhere• Show enthusiasm towards what you are presenting
  19. 19. Seating arrangement
  20. 20. Choosing seats Slips Superteachertools
  21. 21. Teens try out different identities
  22. 22. Teens try out different identities
  23. 23. ...individuality
  24. 24. Know your students• Who is into what?• Teens out-of-the-classroom livesTeacher kit
  25. 25. Knowing your students, you better know:• Who to call• When to call• Who to ask to volunteer sth• When/how to correct each st• Who to place in each group/pair• How tough to be in each situation with each st
  26. 26. Variety Active engagement Curiosity
  27. 27. Juliana Paes
  28. 28. Wallwisher (wallwisher.com)
  29. 29. • Dictation• Songs (beyond fill in the blanks - madlibs, passive voice, reported speech)• Directors cut• Running dictations (reported speech)• Word on board + questions• Auction• Vids (telephone, daft hands)• Definitions
  30. 30. BYOD / BYOTWish vs. Hope If... Educreations FB group
  31. 31. Taking photo of the board Dictionary apps Homework apps
  32. 32. ihopeitworks.blogspot.com ronaldoj@thomas.org.br @ronaldojunior facebook.com/ronaldojunior