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Brain friendly English Online


LLTCon ROOT talks II …

LLTCon ROOT talks II

Interviewed by Kirsten Winkler on google hangouts about teaching approaches.

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  • 1. Technology & the Brain
  • 2. What is the most important question facing teachers? According to Einstein the ultimate question should be….. “ Is this a friendly universe”?  Are you defensive or creative?
  • 3. In a nutshell Is this a brain-friendly learning environment?  Create or wait??  We‟ve got the tools Now what should we do with them? Create, share, influence comunity = learn
  • 4. Feelings drive learning Feelings Mindset Spirit MATTER!! than you, me or ANYone else
  • 5. How far can you reach? “ The arts aren‟t just important because they improve maths scores. They‟re important because they speak to parts of children‟s being which are otherwise untouched.” Ken Robinson Layers of experience
  • 6. Come on baby light my fire!! Play Laughter Senses Exaggeration Imagination Colours
  • 7. Does it have to be like this? Cliché
  • 8. Fossilisation  We repeat the same mistakes so many times that we may as well call it tradition……… Stuck in the moment U2 Music quiz
  • 9. Story- telling Paint Production Inspiration Imagination Creative fluency development
  • 10. Fully engaged Stories  Write stories with     new vocabulary Context Creativity Memorising Self-expression 100 proficiency words in a gangster story
  • 11. Stories with „hair‟ idioms Who are our students? Read the story here
  • 12. Make it real Comics  Visual  Students create their    own Social/emotional learning embedded in stories Grammar and vocabulary Coursework filed in comic form
  • 13. Comics  The question of what a successful government policy should entail dogs administrations all over the world. ISSUE STATEMENT REALITY The question of…… is a good expression for all topics and essay introductions
  • 14. Mindmapping
  • 15. Planting ideas
  • 16. All Students are poets Poetry
  • 17. Music Music poster
  • 18. Music poster
  • 19. Try a Clean Slate!! Some tools for self-expression Eduglogster imind Mindmaple Prezi Animoto Go animate
  • 20. Platforms with school Where accounts schools are welcome Learning environments  Artistic platforms Eduglogster Story Bird  Learning spaces Moodle Club EFL Bitstrips Edmodo Make Belief Comix OpenClass Pixton comics Wikis Go animate Second Life Blogs
  • 21. Learning goes viral? Communities
  • 22. That’s all folks Technology is beautiful!! Fourteen articles about creativity, technology and learning
  • 23. Images created by:  Prezi  Wordle  imind Learn more by staying connected with your PLN Online The End