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Creative Reading, APPI and BC, 19.10.2013

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Presentation on Creative Reading given in Coimbra on Oct19, 2013

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  • 1. APPI & BRITISH COUNCIL Seminar Creative Reading: BritLit 10 years on 19th October 2013 Coimbra Spice up READING with Digital Tools Alexandra Duarte
  • 2. NONREADERS CHILDREN TEENAGERS www.mediabistro.com www.devonnewscentre.info/ READERS Alexandra Duarte
  • 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. Teachers  Promote reading opportunities  Select different, engaging, interesting books  Allow students to choose  Set the example Alexandra Duarte
  • 5. www.quozio.com Alexandra Duarte
  • 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. 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. 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. www.quozio.com Alexandra Duarte
  • 10. http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/britlit/celebr8-levi-tafari Celebr8 by LEVI TAFARI Alexandra Duarte
  • 11. http://popplet.com/ http://popplet.com/app/#/1257882 Alexandra Duarte
  • 12. http://popplet.com/ http://popplet.com/app/#/1281327 Alexandra Duarte
  • 13. religious gender http://www.photocollage.net/ Alexandra Duarte
  • 14. Listening exercise (excerpt!) List the different forms of discrimination mentioned  Race  Religion  Gender  Old People Alexandra Duarte
  • 15. Alexandra Duarte http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/britlit/celebr8-levi-tafari
  • 16. http://www.textivate.com/ Ordering Lines Typing letters Alexandra Duarte
  • 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. Poem Source: Rhyme Don’t Pay, Headland 1993 Amandla Mandela by LEVI TAFARI Alexandra Duarte
  • 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.  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. 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. http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/britlit/mosess-little-brother Moses’s Little Brother by RON BUTLIN Alexandra Duarte
  • 24. http://www.tagxedo.com/app.html Alexandra Duarte
  • 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.  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. 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. Useful Links, Tools & Tips http://www.poetryfoundation.org/ learning/glossary-terms Alexandra Duarte
  • 29. http://rewordify.com/ http://www.rewordify.com/p.php?p=0d279b3511 Alexandra Duarte
  • 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. Video creation tool http://animoto.com/ Alexandra Duarte
  • 32. Interactive Resources http://www.readwritethink.org/ http://clubeinglesoure.blogspot.pt/2013/05/read-thinkand-write.html Alexandra Duarte
  • 33. May Books be Always with you! https://www.goodreads.com/ Alexandra Duarte
  • 34. http://booklamp.org/ and http://bookgenome.com/ http://bookseer.com/ https://www.dailylit.com/ Alexandra Duarte
  • 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. http://www.booksshouldbefree.com/ & http://www.gutenberg.org/ & http://audiobooksforfree.com/ http://librivox.org/ http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/ Alexandra Duarte
  • 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. Books are cool Books are fun Books should be read By everyone Levi Tafari ContinYOU Reading! Alexandra Duarte
  • 39. Thank you! teacheralex.duarte@gmail.com www.clubeinglesoure.blogspot.pt https://www.facebook.com/pages/Clube-de-Ingl%C3%AAsSoure/182717075076897