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www.dragonfly-training.co.uk
Doing things differently
- building engagement with languages
For more ideas
www.chrisfuller....
Building
engagement
Purpose
for
learning
Knowing
how to
develop
Tools to
self-
express
Engaging
content to
drive
learning
Marking for understanding
1) Primero en el alfabeto
2) Segundo en el alfabeto
3) Tercero en el alfabeto
4) Cuarto en el alfabeto
20 minutos
Marking ...
Marking for understanding
Marking for understanding
What do students
want to say?!
What do students
want to say?!
Mistakes are healthy
Collaboration for learning
Collaboration for learning
Tools to build
self-expression
Tools to build
self-expression
Who is this and why is he
so important for your
grammar sessions?
Tools to build
self-expression
Google Forms tracking
Organise peer teaching
sessions?
Publish students’
teaching resources?
www.route39mfl.wikispaces.com
PE in Spanish
Link with Madrid
Project celebration
evenings
Celebrate it!
Make a product of it
Celebrate it!
Getting everywhere...
Getting everywhere...
Projects to
excite!
Cinema speed chatting
What did you do in your bedroom last
night?!
http://bit.ly/Shelterboxchallenge
Run with
Kelda Richards,
@elkel99
Your project brief
Exeter City FC is interested in signing a 26 year old
French striker on a free transfer.
Leyton Orient ...
Your 2challenges today
Challenge 1
• Create a multimedia video in FRENCH to attract
the striker to Exeter City- no longer ...
Your 2challenges today
Challenge 2
• Create a separate, different presentation in
FRENCH to lure the player in person- no ...
Going forwards
When you leave today it will be YOUR responsibility to
develop to drive traffic to your video.
Ideas...
• P...
Technology
- Engaging with the world
www.dragonfly-training.co.uk
www.route39.typepad.com
www.route39.typepad.com/spanish
www.dragonfly-training.co.uk
www.ridgewaylanguages.typepad.com
www.roydslanguagesdepartment.typepad.com
Creating an audience for
work
www.dragonfly-training.co.uk
eTwinning
eTwinning
www.dragonfly-training.co.uk
Departmental Twitter accounts
@longsladeMFL
Possible uses
• Share links
• Reminders
• Highlig...
Podcasting
By students
For students
• Provides audience for speaking tasks
• Immediate (grammar) revision tool
• Editing p...
Audacity for editing
Create your own iTunes account
QR code displays
http://bit.ly/QRcodedisplay
http://tweepml.org/MFL-Twitterers
Twitter
- your personal support network
Still worried they’re staring
out the window?
www.dragonfly-training.co.uk
Doing things differently
- building engagement with languages
For more ideas
www.chrisfuller....
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Doing it differently, building engagement with languages (Newton Abbot conference)

  1. 1. www.dragonfly-training.co.uk Doing things differently - building engagement with languages For more ideas www.chrisfuller.typepad.com To chat things over @chrisfullerisms To discuss and ask questions Chrisfullerinspain@hotmail.com
  2. 2. Building engagement Purpose for learning Knowing how to develop Tools to self- express Engaging content to drive learning
  3. 3. Marking for understanding
  4. 4. 1) Primero en el alfabeto 2) Segundo en el alfabeto 3) Tercero en el alfabeto 4) Cuarto en el alfabeto 20 minutos Marking for understanding
  5. 5. Marking for understanding
  6. 6. Marking for understanding
  7. 7. What do students want to say?!
  8. 8. What do students want to say?!
  9. 9. Mistakes are healthy
  10. 10. Collaboration for learning
  11. 11. Collaboration for learning
  12. 12. Tools to build self-expression
  13. 13. Tools to build self-expression
  14. 14. Who is this and why is he so important for your grammar sessions?
  15. 15. Tools to build self-expression
  16. 16. Google Forms tracking
  17. 17. Organise peer teaching sessions? Publish students’ teaching resources? www.route39mfl.wikispaces.com
  18. 18. PE in Spanish Link with Madrid
  19. 19. Project celebration evenings Celebrate it!
  20. 20. Make a product of it Celebrate it!
  21. 21. Getting everywhere...
  22. 22. Getting everywhere...
  23. 23. Projects to excite!
  24. 24. Cinema speed chatting
  25. 25. What did you do in your bedroom last night?!
  26. 26. http://bit.ly/Shelterboxchallenge
  27. 27. Run with Kelda Richards, @elkel99
  28. 28. Your project brief Exeter City FC is interested in signing a 26 year old French striker on a free transfer. Leyton Orient and York are also both interested. He left Ligue 3 club Strasbourg at the end of last season after 4 years, scoring 56 goals in 148 games. He is married with 3 children (aged 7, 5 and 2)
  29. 29. Your 2challenges today Challenge 1 • Create a multimedia video in FRENCH to attract the striker to Exeter City- no longer than 2 minutes. • This video will be uploaded to a blog www.europeandayoflanguages2013.wordpress.com • The video with the most views by 12 midday, Wednesday 2nd October will win.
  30. 30. Your 2challenges today Challenge 2 • Create a separate, different presentation in FRENCH to lure the player in person- no more than 3 minutes. • You will be presenting this in front of the other teams at 1.00 THIS AFTERNOON. • This must be business-like. You will be cut off at 3 minutes and all team members must speak.
  31. 31. Going forwards When you leave today it will be YOUR responsibility to develop to drive traffic to your video. Ideas... • Posters around school • School website? • QR codes? • Speak to family / friends / neighbours We are looking to run this across various venues next year- anyone interested?
  32. 32. Technology - Engaging with the world
  33. 33. www.dragonfly-training.co.uk www.route39.typepad.com
  34. 34. www.route39.typepad.com/spanish
  35. 35. www.dragonfly-training.co.uk www.ridgewaylanguages.typepad.com
  36. 36. www.roydslanguagesdepartment.typepad.com Creating an audience for work
  37. 37. www.dragonfly-training.co.uk eTwinning
  38. 38. eTwinning
  39. 39. www.dragonfly-training.co.uk Departmental Twitter accounts @longsladeMFL Possible uses • Share links • Reminders • Highlight great work • New blog posts • Building audience
  40. 40. Podcasting By students For students • Provides audience for speaking tasks • Immediate (grammar) revision tool • Editing process = repeated exposure • Easy to access anytime, anywhere • Immediate (grammar) revision tool • Easy to access anytime, anywhere
  41. 41. Audacity for editing
  42. 42. Create your own iTunes account
  43. 43. QR code displays http://bit.ly/QRcodedisplay
  44. 44. http://tweepml.org/MFL-Twitterers Twitter - your personal support network
  45. 45. Still worried they’re staring out the window?
  46. 46. www.dragonfly-training.co.uk Doing things differently - building engagement with languages For more ideas www.chrisfuller.typepad.com To chat things over @chrisfullerisms To discuss and ask questions Chrisfullerinspain@hotmail.com

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