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Doing things differently
- building engagement with languages
For more ideas
www.chrisfuller.typepad.com
To chat things ov...
Building
engagement
Purpose
for
learning
Knowing
how to
develop
Tools to
self-
express
Engaging
content to
drive
learning
School ethos
- Project Based Learning
- Overview planned in conjunction
with other departments
- Student-lead learning
Who...
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
bit.ly/QRcodebookmarklet
What do students
want to say?!
What do students
want to say?!
Mistakes are healthy
Collaboration for learning
On your mini whiteboard-
Can you develop a
word answer to the question?
¿Cómo fue tu visita al parque
acuático?
¿Más difíc...
¿Positivos?
•
•
•
•
¿Negativos?
•
•
•
•
Collaboration for learning
Tools to build
self-expression
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.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?
Doing things differently
- building engagement with languages
For more ideas
www.chrisfuller.typepad.com
To chat things ov...
Language World 2015- doing it differently, building engagement
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Language World 2015- doing it differently, building engagement

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A brief description of the journey so far for languages at Route 39 Academy- building engagement through stimulating content and also giving students the tools to self-express and self-reflect

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Language World 2015- doing it differently, building engagement

  1. 1. 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. School ethos - Project Based Learning - Overview planned in conjunction with other departments - Student-lead learning Who’s to blame for climate change? Life post- earthquake Guernica + rights of child / democracy Design 21st century school for rural Bolivia Emmigration guide Uruguayan drug legalisation
  4. 4. Marking for understanding
  5. 5. 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
  6. 6. Marking for understanding
  7. 7. Marking for understanding bit.ly/QRcodebookmarklet
  8. 8. What do students want to say?!
  9. 9. What do students want to say?!
  10. 10. Mistakes are healthy
  11. 11. Collaboration for learning
  12. 12. On your mini whiteboard- Can you develop a word answer to the question? ¿Cómo fue tu visita al parque acuático? ¿Más difícil? Usa “we -ed…” Can you develop a answer to the question? ¿Más difícil? Usa un adverbio Can you develop a word answer to the question? INCLUDE would you like to do / visit in the future? ¿Más difícil? Usa una pregunta 20 30 32 50 40 - 50 65 - 80 Incluye 1 de… - Más o menos - Antes de nada - De un lado… del otro lado…
  13. 13. ¿Positivos? • • • • ¿Negativos? • • • •
  14. 14. Collaboration for learning
  15. 15. Tools to build self-expression
  16. 16. Tools to build self-expression
  17. 17. Tools to build self-expression
  18. 18. Who is this and why is he so important for your grammar sessions?
  19. 19. Tools to build self-expression
  20. 20. Google Forms tracking
  21. 21. Organise peer teaching sessions? Publish students’ teaching resources? www.route39mfl.wikispaces.com
  22. 22. PE in Spanish Link with Madrid
  23. 23. Project celebration evenings Celebrate it!
  24. 24. Make a product of it Celebrate it!
  25. 25. Getting everywhere...
  26. 26. Getting everywhere...
  27. 27. Projects to excite!
  28. 28. Cinema speed chatting
  29. 29. What did you do in your bedroom last night?!
  30. 30. http://bit.ly/Shelterboxchallenge
  31. 31. Run with Kelda Richards, @elkel99
  32. 32. 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)
  33. 33. 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.
  34. 34. 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.
  35. 35. 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?
  36. 36. Technology - Engaging with the world
  37. 37. www.dragonfly-training.co.uk www.route39.typepad.com
  38. 38. www.route39.typepad.com/spanish
  39. 39. www.dragonfly-training.co.uk www.ridgewaylanguages.typepad.com
  40. 40. www.dragonfly-training.co.uk eTwinning
  41. 41. eTwinning
  42. 42. www.dragonfly-training.co.uk Departmental Twitter accounts @longsladeMFL Possible uses • Share links • Reminders • Highlight great work • New blog posts • Building audience
  43. 43. 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
  44. 44. Audacity for editing
  45. 45. Create your own iTunes account
  46. 46. QR code displays http://bit.ly/QRcodedisplay
  47. 47. http://tweepml.org/MFL-Twitterers Twitter - your personal support network
  48. 48. Still worried they’re staring out the window?
  49. 49. 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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