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What is G.L.A.D.?


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Overview of G.L.A.D.

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What is G.L.A.D.?

  1. 1. What is G.L.A.D.?     Guided Language Acquisition Design
  2. 2. Researc  h ~ Language Acquisition <ul><li>Krashen & Terrell </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitor ~ give students time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehensible input ~ visuals/realia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Affective filter ~ create a safe environment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural order ~ simple to complex </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  3. 3. Research ~ Language Acquisition <ul><li>Vygotsky </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Zone of Proximal Development ~ Example </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>first, no one thought he could learn </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>second, he learned with his group </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>third, he was able to learn alone </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Memorizing lists of words vs. knowing what to do with them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Definitions only have meaning if you sit and think about it, talk about it and act upon it. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Research ~ Language Acquisition <ul><li>Cummins </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehensible output </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>visuals, organizers, graphs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>peer teaching </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>cooperative learning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>discussions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ESL integrated with teaching of other content areas </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. 4 Main Strategies ~ <ul><ul><li>Focus and Motivation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Input </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guided Oral Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading and Writing </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Focus and Motivation <ul><ul><li>Cognitive Content Dictionary  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploration Report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Observation Chart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher Made Big Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inquiry Charts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  7. 7. Input <ul><ul><li>Graphic Organizer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pictorial Input </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comparative Input </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Narrative Input </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Guided Oral Practice <ul><ul><li>10/2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T Graph for Social Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chants/Poems/Raps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sentence Patterning Chart </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploration Report </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Picture File Cards </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Reading and Writing <ul><ul><li>Cooperative Strip Paragraph </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team Tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process Grid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expert Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Story Maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poetry Frame </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Found Poetry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Log </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Poetry/Chant Booklet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive Journal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Writer's Workshop </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>G.L.A.D. makes significant differences  in student achievement because it teaches language through cognitively complex academic content. Students use metacognition to think about their thinking, activites reach the 8 intelligences and help pattern the brain for success. </li></ul>