2010 etrc advisory board meeting

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2010 etrc advisory board meeting

  1. 1. ETRC Advisory Board Meeting May 25, 2010
  2. 2. AGENDA <ul><li>To compare daily visits and references in demand; </li></ul><ul><li>To present topics discussed in 2009-2010 academic year; </li></ul><ul><li>To report about the Fall and Spring Schools Activities; </li></ul><ul><li>To discuss seminar attendance; </li></ul><ul><li>To report about new members, donations, ETRC promotion, web site </li></ul><ul><li>To present feedback from teachers and plans for the next academic year </li></ul>
  3. 3. ETRC Daily References 2010 Books Computers Audio/Video January 38 47 4 February 171 188 9 March 128 155 12 April 61 112 13 M ay 83 173 8 TOTAL: 481 675 46
  4. 4. ETRC Daily Visits Totals for 4 years 2007 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 school teachers           0 0 11 27 23 55 107 univer.lect.           60 25 37 126 120 153 47 students           0 1 0 8 17 97 70 2008 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 school teachers 27 55 35 26 44 76 12 7 13 30 28 24 univer.lect. 68 125 124 91 100 54 36 12 50 75 79 59 students 31 49 102 69 119 33 11 7 31 85 110 138 2009 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 school teachers 14 21 14 7 10 7 5 0 20 16 21 27 univer.lect. 49 60 84 32 62 25 10 11 55 39 56 81 students 63 241 255 212 164 75 21 7 128 95 125 141 2010 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 school teachers 45 10 12 5   0               univer.lect. 15 57 38 36   33               students 18 289 237 137   230               school teachers 834 univer. Lecturers 2184 students 3416
  5. 5. Topics discussed during 2009-2010 <ul><li>Demonstrative Lessons. Sharing Experience – September 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar – October 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Skills (RDG;WRI;SPK) – November 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Culture and Traditions – December 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Great personalities in History - January 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Amazing places Around the World – February 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Great Women – March 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Writing – April 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Diverse – May 2010 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Fall School 2009 <ul><li>November 02-05 </li></ul><ul><li>4 days – 10 seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Total number of participants – 92, it means that every seminar was attended by 23 teachers in average. </li></ul>
  7. 7. ETRC Fall School November 02-05, 2009 Teaching Skills - Final -
  8. 8. Presenters
  9. 9. Day 1
  10. 10. That’s how it all started …
  11. 11. Thinking Critically
  12. 12. It was so cold …
  13. 13. … that everybody wanted to go to Miami
  14. 14. The thinking made everyone warm
  15. 15. Presenters discussing the topic
  16. 16. Put down all ideas on paper
  17. 17. Example how it works in class
  18. 18. Coffee break: hot tea was all we needed!
  19. 19. Getting acquainted with the American southeast!
  20. 20. Lorraine Wallace
  21. 21. Group Photo
  22. 22. Day 2
  23. 23. William Wallace
  24. 24. Listening about crime and punishment
  25. 25. The speech of the lawyer was long
  26. 26. Talking about Brats
  27. 27. Sharing impression about the childhood
  28. 28. Diana was an angel
  29. 29. Elena put her brother in the bucket of water. She was a brat !
  30. 30. Ms. Scrupschi brought stinky things to school and upset the lessons!
  31. 31. Luminitsa Super Brat – a star in her family! Put injection to her baby-sister…
  32. 32. When cat is away, mice will play!
  33. 33. Illustrating idioms
  34. 35. So many variants …
  35. 36. Day 3
  36. 37. Early in the morning …
  37. 38. We were discussing difficult children
  38. 39. Exercise for brain is good for health!
  39. 40. Practiced our writing skills
  40. 41. Our drawing skills
  41. 42. Our speaking skills
  42. 43. Presented the results
  43. 44. In a friendly atmosphere
  44. 45. Masterpieces
  45. 46. After a short break …
  46. 47. We went to the “courtroom”
  47. 48. Carefully listened to the case …
  48. 49. Members of the jury, what is your verdict?
  49. 50. Another case in the courtroom
  50. 51. Silvia could have become a nice defense attorney
  51. 52. The jury is holding a consultation
  52. 53. Deciding for or against euthanasia
  53. 54. In front of a choice
  54. 55. Stick to one opinion!
  55. 56. Presenting elements of culture
  56. 57. Relevant Topic - taken from 12 th form textbook
  57. 58. Repetition is the mother of learning
  58. 59. Comparing Britain and USA
  59. 60. Day 4
  60. 61. Introduction to Debate
  61. 62. Our active participants
  62. 63. Interested in the topic
  63. 64. Ready to start a debate
  64. 65. Now we have to select the topic for debate
  65. 66. Let’s vote!
  66. 67. Who votes for sex education in schools?
  67. 68. Who is against sex education in schools?
  68. 69. Preparing for debates
  69. 70. Discussing pros and cons
  70. 71. The opposite groups is also getting ready
  71. 72. Preparing arguments
  72. 73. Getting ready
  73. 74. Ready! Steady! Go!
  74. 75. “ We will fight sex together!”
  75. 76. Cross-examination
  76. 77. “ Homosexuality is not a problem in Moldova!”
  77. 78. “ What about spread of AIDS?”
  78. 79. Handing over the certificates
  79. 80. Spring School 2010 <ul><li>March 01-04 </li></ul><ul><li>4 days- 10 seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Total number of participants: 154 – it means that in average every seminar was attended by 38-39 persons. </li></ul>
  80. 81. Spring School 2010 March 01-04 Modern techniques and methods of teaching English
  81. 82. Some of the Participants
  82. 83. 21 st century teaching integrates all skills
  83. 84. Reading
  84. 86. Writing
  85. 88. Listening
  86. 90. Speaking
  87. 91. We practiced all these skills! <ul><li>Let’s see how </li></ul>
  88. 92. All about letter writing
  89. 94. Teaching with CNN Resources
  90. 95. Talking about Fables
  91. 97. Coffee Break
  92. 98. Teaching Grammar Creatively
  93. 99. Tools of a modern teacher
  94. 100. Moments to remember
  95. 102. Serious work: essay writing
  96. 104. Dialects of English
  97. 105. Shooting the breeze
  98. 106. Communication in the neighborhood
  99. 107. Galina and Mihai Chira
  100. 108. Using card games
  101. 109. Choice theory
  102. 110. <ul><li>PROMETEU students present : </li></ul>
  103. 111. Basic needs: love and affection
  104. 112. Basic needs: fun
  105. 113. Basic needs: freedom
  106. 114. Basic needs: survival
  107. 115. HANDING OVER THE CERTIFICATES <ul><li>CLOSING CEREMONY </li></ul>
  108. 117. Seminar attendance December 2009 - May 2010 2009-2010 # of seminars # of participants Average December 4 47 11.75 January 3 38 12.6 February 5 60 12 March 4 55 13.75 April 6 95 15.83 May 4 57 14.25
  109. 118. Seminar attendance COMPARISON In the table are presented averages of attendance (# of participants divided at number of seminars each month) 2007 2008 2009 2010 September 23,3 10,25 October 21,25 14,6 November 18 12 December 14 11,6 11,75 January 8,5 10 12,6 February 20,2 12 12 March 18,25 13,5 13,75 April 13,75 7,83 15,83 May 16 9
  110. 119. New members in 2010 <ul><li>January – 2 students </li></ul><ul><li>February – 15 students and 1 school teacher </li></ul><ul><li>March – 16 students </li></ul><ul><li>April – 2 students </li></ul><ul><li>May - 1 student </li></ul>
  111. 120. ETRC Promotion <ul><li>Methodological Center for English Teachers, November 25, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>December 02, 2009 – Children’s Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Requalification courses for English teachers, April 19, 2010 </li></ul>
  112. 121. FACE Club and Debates
  113. 122. Movie Sessions 8-9 persons attend each movie session in average
  114. 123. Donations and Web site <ul><li>From US Embassy: </li></ul><ul><li>DVD Player – Panasonic </li></ul><ul><li>Flat Screen TV </li></ul><ul><li>Home Cinema </li></ul><ul><li>5 new computers </li></ul><ul><li>From IRC: </li></ul><ul><li>“ American Authors” poster </li></ul>Contract with MoldData expires on August 8, 2010
  115. 124. ETRC Wish List <ul><li>Headphones </li></ul>Author Book’s name Edition Virginia Evans Succesful Writing (Intermediate) Express Pulishing, 2000 P. Wateyn-Jones Target Vocabulary 2 Penguin Books S.J. Molinski, B. Bliss Word by Word Picture Dictionary Prentice Hall Inc., White Plains Guru Rattana The Destiny of Women is the Destiny of the World Chris Turner Activate! Grammar & Vocabulary Pearson. Longman Maria Toth Heinemann Children’s Games Heinemann, 1995 M. Fetcher, R. Munns Activating Vocabulary Brain Friendly Publications J. Gascoigne Activities & Games for Pair work Black Cat Erickson, Calvin, B. Peters Teaching first year college students D. Biber, S. Conrad Register, Genre & Style Cambridge Jeff Zetter, C. Malarcher Extensive Redaing for Academic Success, Advanced (A. B. C. D) Compass Publishing
  116. 125. Closing Ceremony <ul><li>Planned for May 27 th 16:50 </li></ul>
  117. 126. Feedback from teachers <ul><li>Future plans </li></ul>

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