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  1. 1. TEACHING TOOLS Xon Vilahur i Godoy Abril 2012
  2. 2. TEACHING STRATEGIESWhich learning strategies best contribute to studentsbecoming engaged and active citizens involved inachieving environmental, social and economicsustainability?The Seven StrategiesLearning Locally - Community as ClassroomIntegrated LearningActing on LearningReal-World ConnectionsConsidering Alternative PerspectivesInquirySharing Responsibility for Learning with Students http://www.sac.sa.edu.au/Library/Library/Topics/thinking_skills/thinking.html http://www.sac.sa.edu.au/Library/Library/Topics/thinking_skills/thinking.html
  3. 3. TEACHING STRATEGIES1. Journals and logs . Math journals and logs can be particularly helpful forhelping students understand challenging procedures and formulas.2. Demonstrations The student might show others how to do a process.3. Products The student might make products or objects that are the endresult or product outcome connected to a learning unit that is happening atschool.4. Problem-solving processes Problem solving is the starting point. and isthe basic tool for all students.5. Graphic organizers The student might be asked to use visual formats togather, analyze, and evaluate information. http://www.innovative-tutoring.com/curriculum.html
  4. 4. TEACHING STRATEGIES6. Projects The student might construct and create meaningful long-termprojects that incorporate several intelligences. The student is taught how toorganize a project and will engage the students in a variety of individual andprojects focused on improving different skill sets.7. Exhibits The student might research a topic and prepare an exhibit todisplay what he or she has learned.8. Performances The student might develop a show of visual arts productsfor their peers, parents, or their classroom, or for audiences such as seniorcitizens and school neighbors.
  5. 5. LEARNING STRATEGIEShttp://student.norquest.ca/onlinelearning/ninequick/sitemap.htm
  6. 6. LEARNING STRATEGIES Manage TIME Remember, we all have 24 hours in a day, 168 hours in a week. ‘Time is Money’, so spend your time wisely. Goal setting is the process of determining what your goals are, relating them to your long term intentions and making them: SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic & Timely. .http://student.norquest.ca/onlinelearning/ninequick/sitemap.htm
  7. 7. LEARNING STRATEGIES SCORER is a strategy that helps you do better on tests and quizzes by assisting you to use your knowledge and test time more effectively to obtain the highest mark possible. Tests and quizzes give you the opportunity to respond to questions with information that you know. Your mark on a test gives you feedback in two areas: 1. How much you know about the questions on the test (content). 2. How effectively you can write tests (test taking skills)..http://student.norquest.ca/onlinelearning/ninequick/sitemap.htm
  8. 8. LEARNING STRATEGIEShttp://student.norquest.ca/onlinelearning/ninequick/sitemap.htm
  9. 9. LEARNING STRATEGIESRAPPPR Read your goalsA Ask yourself questions while you read.P Put what you read into your own wordsand feelings.P Picture what you read. Draw a picture inyour mind and on paper.P Present what you have read to someoneelse or to yourself.http://student.norquest.ca/onlinelearning/ninequick/sitemap.htm
  10. 10. GENRE TYPES Genre types are text types which learners meet in the school curriculum and which have specific purposes, structures and language features. Every genre has a number of characteristics which make it different from other genres. Types of genre include: discussion; explanation; instruction; proposal; letter; narrative; persuasion; recount (to retell events, usually in chronological order, e.g. autobiography, setting up an experiment); report; review.http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/articles/six-types-task-tbl
  11. 11. GRAPHIC ORGANIZERSHelpful way to organizeinformation because:1. They help you understand howthings go together.2. They help you rememberinformation better.3. They make it easier to writeyour final draft.4. They help organize any type ofwriting. http://all.creately.com/Free-K12-Education-Templates
  12. 12. GRAPHIC ORGANIZERShttp://www.graphic.org/goindex.html
  13. 13. GRAPHIC ORGANIZERSCluster Diagrams – good for descriptive writing, especially whenyou have a lot of different ideas.Charts – good for writing directions of how to do something, or forkeeping a lot of different ideas in categories.Venn Diagrams – good for comparing things that are the sameand different.Story Maps – good for retelling books, plays or stories.Cause and Effect Diagrams – good for explaining how somethinghappened.Outlines – good for big topics with lots of main ideas and details.Outlines are also good for persuasive writing.Timelines - good for telling the order of how things happen intime.http://library.thinkquest.org/J001156/writing%20process/sl_graphic_organizers.htm? tqskip=1
  14. 14. CAUSE-EFFECT
  15. 15. TIMELINEShttp://efs.tki.org.nz/Curriculum-resources-and-tools/Waste-timeline
  16. 16. GAMESBingohttp://www.bingocardcreator.com/bingo-cards/science9 diamondhttp://classtools.net/samples/diamond9Running dictationBetting game....
  17. 17. SONGS, FILMS,CARTOONS,DRAMA“Music, art, drama and sports – there are what kept me involved when I was at school. And these very things, that make a teacher’s and a student’s job easier and more rewarding, are what’s been cut from curriculum across the country.” Tom Chapin.So, let’s song!