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Classroom Dynamics

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Workshop about how to improve the classroom atmosphere and avoid boredom among the students

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Classroom Dynamics

  1. 1. “Help me, this class is adrag!!”Classroom dynamics
  2. 2. Teachers or students?I don’t like the book, it’sreally boringThey don’ttalk at allHe talks very quickly soI can’t understand himI don’t feel confidentenough to talk, I feel Imake a lot ofmistakesThey just use theirmothertongueThey don’t payattention most of thetimeThere’s no subjectwhich canmotivate them
  3. 3. Are we managingthe classroomdynamicsproperly?How can weimprove them?
  4. 4. INTERACTIONWe must benefit from theadvantages that every naturalinteraction has, and bring it intothe classroomReal communication
  5. 5. EmotionalinteractionlanguageinteractionINTERACTION
  6. 6. EMOTIONAL INTERACTION• The teacher creates a climate of trustand respect.• The teacher encourages communicationamong all members in the group(teacher – student / student – student).• Mistakes are seen as an essential part ofthe learning process.
  7. 7. LANGUAGE INTERACTION• Integrating interactive activities in orderto train competences that we use in ourmother tongue.• Encouraging the cooperation learning:work in pairs and small groups. Thestudents help each other as well as workand reflect together.
  8. 8. NEGOTIATIONThe teacher givesan important roleto the student andhands the reins ofhis learning.
  9. 9. Rock against boredom
  10. 10. NEGOTIATION• Establishing classroom rules negotiatedwith the students.• Students are integrated in the decisionsrelated to the aims selection.• The student can also choose contentsand activities.• The teacher accepts suggestions andideas from the students.
  11. 11. CLASSROOM PLANNING• If there is no assortment, the interest andmotivation can be slight.• The teacher must be flexible in order toadapt himself to each situation. He has tobe able to improvise in some cases.• The activities sequence must follow acommon aim.
  12. 12. DIVERSITY
  13. 13. CONCLUSION• The teacher creates an atmosphere of trust and encouragesfellowship and respect.• Classroom rules are to be established and negotiated amongall members in the group.• Cooperation learning is to be encouraged by the teacher inorder to create real communication among students.• Suggestions by students are to be borne in mind by theteacher.• Students must be convinced that Mistakes are normal in theirlearning process. They must not be corrected all the time.• Control classroom management/class planning: A balancedblend of techniques, activities and materials is necessary toavoid yawning and boredom.• Improvise when the situation requires it!
  14. 14. Let’s solve these problemsI don’t like the book, it’sreally boringThey don’ttalk at allHe talks very quickly soI can’t understand himI don’t feel confidentenough to talk, I feel Imake a lot ofmistakesThey just use theirmothertongueThey don’t payattention most of thetimeThere’s no subjectwhich canmotivate them
  15. 15. Thank YouPublic Domain Images: Wikimedia Commons, Deviantart (The coloursof Happyness, by Chiara Buldrini; Fish on that street, by Rock againstboredom), Pixabay)elenavilanovaes@gmail.com
  16. 16. Bibliography• A. Giovannini et alii, 1996, Profesor en acción 1: Elproceso de aprendizaje• Nunan, David 1989, Designing Tasks for theCommunicative Classroom• Orta, Antonio,Las dinámicas para la interacción Genuinaen la clase de ELE

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