Creative Reading, APPI and BC, 19.10.2013

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Creative Reading, APPI and BC, 19.10.2013

  1. 1. APPI & BRITISH COUNCIL Seminar Creative Reading: BritLit 10 years on 19th October 2013 Coimbra Spice up READING with Digital Tools Alexandra Duarte
  2. 2. NONREADERS CHILDREN TEENAGERS www.mediabistro.com www.devonnewscentre.info/ READERS Alexandra Duarte
  3. 3.  Too hard  Boring www.theguardian.com www.theguardian.com  Embarrassing  Insecurity  Not relevant  No time Alexandra Duarte www.theguardian.com www.theguardian.com Why?
  4. 4. Teachers  Promote reading opportunities  Select different, engaging, interesting books  Allow students to choose  Set the example Alexandra Duarte
  5. 5. www.quozio.com Alexandra Duarte
  6. 6. Why not (more) often? Insufficient time Not linked to the syllabus / exam Too costly Pressure on teachers to conform to syllabus & textbooks Reading materials not available Resistance http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/articles/extensive-reading-why-it-good-our-students%E2%80%A6-us Alexandra Duarte
  7. 7. Literature “Pieces of writing that are valued as works of art, especially novels, plays and poems (in contrast to technical books and newspapers, magazines, etc.)” http://oald8.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/dictionary/literature  … is authentic material  … is rich in multiple layers of meaning  … expands language awareness  … educates the whole person  … motivates Alexandra Duarte
  8. 8. Digital Tools  Technology is ubiquitous  Challenging  Seemingly unlimited resources  Different types of learners  Individual pacing and sequence  Collaboration - classroom »» Europe »» World  Eco-friendly! Alexandra Duarte
  9. 9. www.quozio.com Alexandra Duarte
  10. 10. http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/britlit/celebr8-levi-tafari Celebr8 by LEVI TAFARI Alexandra Duarte
  11. 11. http://popplet.com/ http://popplet.com/app/#/1257882 Alexandra Duarte
  12. 12. http://popplet.com/ http://popplet.com/app/#/1281327 Alexandra Duarte
  13. 13. religious gender http://www.photocollage.net/ Alexandra Duarte
  14. 14. Listening exercise (excerpt!) List the different forms of discrimination mentioned  Race  Religion  Gender  Old People Alexandra Duarte
  15. 15. Alexandra Duarte http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/britlit/celebr8-levi-tafari
  16. 16. http://www.textivate.com/ Ordering Lines Typing letters Alexandra Duarte
  17. 17. Going Further…  Project Work  4 om reflection: pls continu d poem w othR forms of discrimination. … on Levi Tafari http://www.thinglink.com/ http://www.thinglink.com/scene/440682824358428673 Alexandra Duarte
  18. 18. Poem Source: Rhyme Don’t Pay, Headland 1993 Amandla Mandela by LEVI TAFARI Alexandra Duarte
  19. 19. https://accounts.google.com/ServiceLogin?service=writely https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1v5zEvaVkuMKksmrm0AMvJgCFVJJ4EskZip1y1ljPqGs/viewform?edit_requested=true Alexandra Duarte
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  21. 21.  Bring the poem to life in comicstrips. http://comiclife.com/  Finish the following lines: The month is ___________________ The year is _____________________ Mr Mandela ___________________ It’s time to _____________________ Alexandra Duarte
  22. 22. Going Further …  Build an acrostic poem  Project Work ... on Nelson Mandela http://www.myhistro.com/ http://www.myhistro.com/story/nelson-mandela/82930/0/0/0/1 http://www.glogster.com/ http://www.readwritethink.org/ http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/acrostic / Alexandra Duarte http://www.glogster.com/edit/g-6kflq5ge7nq3pptqeeha65o
  23. 23. http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/britlit/mosess-little-brother Moses’s Little Brother by RON BUTLIN Alexandra Duarte
  24. 24. http://www.tagxedo.com/app.html Alexandra Duarte
  25. 25. First Listening Paintings – Moses and the Burning Bush, attrbuted to Dirck Bouts and The Jews in the Desert, Tintoretto Images – Google images Alexandra Duarte
  26. 26.  Share the original text by Ron Butlin and compare  Second Listening – Students http://en.linoit.com/ take notes of key ideas  Pair Work: Ss compare notes and try to reconstruct the text http://linoit.com/users/teacheralex/canvases/Moses%20Little%20Brother Alexandra Duarte
  27. 27. Going Further …  Collect & correct the students’ new versions and publish an ebook!  Research: Past and present references, the building of a wall… http://linoit.com/users/teacheralex/canvases/Moses%20Little%20Brother Alexandra Duarte
  28. 28. Useful Links, Tools & Tips http://www.poetryfoundation.org/ learning/glossary-terms Alexandra Duarte
  29. 29. http://rewordify.com/ http://www.rewordify.com/p.php?p=0d279b3511 Alexandra Duarte
  30. 30. My Bookmarks http://www.pinterest.com/alexteacher/libraries-and-readers/ http://www.scoop.it/t/reading-challenge http://padlet.com/wall/myreadings Alexandra Duarte
  31. 31. Video creation tool http://animoto.com/ Alexandra Duarte
  32. 32. Interactive Resources http://www.readwritethink.org/ http://clubeinglesoure.blogspot.pt/2013/05/read-thinkand-write.html Alexandra Duarte
  33. 33. May Books be Always with you! https://www.goodreads.com/ Alexandra Duarte
  34. 34. http://booklamp.org/ and http://bookgenome.com/ http://bookseer.com/ https://www.dailylit.com/ Alexandra Duarte
  35. 35. http://www.planetebook.com/ http://ebookdirectory.com/search/Literature/ http://www.free-ebooks.net/ http://manybooks.net/ http://openlibrary.org/ http://www.openculture.com/ & Alexandra Duarte
  36. 36. http://www.booksshouldbefree.com/ & http://www.gutenberg.org/ & http://audiobooksforfree.com/ http://librivox.org/ http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/ Alexandra Duarte
  37. 37. http://www.youtube.com/user/BookExpoAmerica http://www.buzzfeed.com/erinlarosa/13-studious-celebs-caught-reading http://www.literacytrust.org.uk/premier_league_reading_stars http://www.getcaughtreading.org/celebrity-posters.php • Books on Screen – READ them first!!! • Use and Abuse Graded Readers Alexandra Duarte
  38. 38. Books are cool Books are fun Books should be read By everyone Levi Tafari ContinYOU Reading! Alexandra Duarte
  39. 39. Thank you! teacheralex.duarte@gmail.com www.clubeinglesoure.blogspot.pt https://www.facebook.com/pages/Clube-de-Ingl%C3%AAsSoure/182717075076897
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