Promoting Proficiency: Pedagogical Strategies for Personalizing Language Learning - Your Cover Story
Cherice Montgomery,Ph.D.Brigham Young Universitycherice_montgomery@byu.edu Image: Marvel Comics: Create Your Own
1) Why do we find superheroes sointriguing?2) How might we learn from ourinteractions with superheroes (actionfigures, cartoons, comic books, andmovies) to craft more flexible learningenvironments and experiences thatengage students in personal,transformative learning?3) What “superpowers” does researchoffer to teachers and what are theirlimitations?Image: Superhero Costume Generator
I can . . .• Expand my PLN• Crafttransformative,personalizedlearningexperiences forstudents• Develop students’transliteracy skills inthe target language• Designperformance-basedprojects to develop Image: Make Your Onw Hero
Your Cover Story:Getting to Know YouDiscovering Your Superpowers:Research-based PracticesYour Nemesis:ProficiencyThe Plot:Designing Compelling LearningEnvironments & ExperiencesSaving the World:Principles of PersonalizationHappy Endings:Assessment & AccountabilityImage: Tim Malabuyo
Your Cover Story:Getting to Know You (and Your Students)Image: Becca BonD of Anders Ruff Custom Designs
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