UNIVERSIDAD MINUTO DE DIOS SCHOOL: ALBERTO LLERAS CAMARGO November 28th 2008
MAIN OBJECTIVES To develop communicative skills in students from pre-school to eleventh grade, through interacting activities using TIC’s. <ul><li>To develop and build many skills doing activities on the web, among them critical thinking, vocabulary, reading skills such as skimming and scanning, writing skills such as paraphrasing and summarizing, speaking skills participating in dialogues and performances, and listening and understanding exercises and texts, responding to commands through gestures and movements. </li></ul><ul><li>To teach students step by step the way to navigate through Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>To increase the vocabulary in students of basic levels through interesting tools of learning: Interactive games in the web page to communicate English. </li></ul>
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES <ul><li>-TO PROVIDE tools of communication for students that make them feel confidence when they want to express their feelings and ideas. </li></ul><ul><li>-TO START working in English with a web page, in order to implement strategies to lead students to be immerse in an autonomous learning. </li></ul><ul><li>-TO MOTIVATE the students to learn and practice the English language in their daily life. </li></ul>
CONTEXT POPULATION DESCRIPTION <ul><li>We are developing our Project with students at the Alberto Lleras Camargo School, which is located in Suba; they are having two hours in primary and three or four in secondary of the English class per week. </li></ul><ul><li>The students ages are between 7 and 12 years old, in primary and 11 an 17 years old in secondary; many students have been studying here since pre-school, they belong to middle –low social and economic level, they live in Suba with their families who have many problematic situations, some of their parents are divorced, and the children live with their mothers or their fathers, or with their grandmothers, who are working the most part of the day; for this reason some students stay alone at home, taking care of their younger brothers or sisters, with all of these aspects, they are showing their affective needs which are sometimes filled or solved in the school. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Students are really motivated about the English class, they liked and they enjoy it, they are showing a positive attitude toward the methodologies of English Cooperative Learning, meaningful Learning, taking into account their Learning Styles, multiple intelligences and the Basic standards, they feel confident specially when they find different activities to do and have the opportunity of interacting with their partners in a team work where the students have their own role, reinforcing the values of respect, tolerance and cooperation. </li></ul><ul><li>In secondary and middle high school each group has from 41 to 46 students, this particular situation always invite to the teachers to create new strategies and methodologies. Our challenge is to apply meaningful knowledges, to support our strategies on the student’s interests and needs and to read the daily situations for improving the learning process. </li></ul>CONTEXT POPULATION DESCRIPTION
METHODOLOGY <ul><li>To share our knowledges and experiences with the teacher at Uniminuto College. </li></ul><ul><li>To reflect about our teaching practice based on different pedagogical documents. </li></ul><ul><li>To observe and analyze our particular situation of our schools and the PEI that we have. </li></ul><ul><li>To learn how to use the different resources in internet and how we can use them for our daily practice. </li></ul><ul><li>To design a strategy for identifying student’s interests and needs and built a little project for working in our classrooms. </li></ul><ul><li>To develop the project and share our experience for a feedback process. </li></ul><ul><li>To evaluate the results and share the advantages and difficulties with all the teachers in the school. </li></ul><ul><li>To find solutions and new strategies for solving the difficulties and to apply them in our lessons plans for the next year. </li></ul>
CONCLUSIONS <ul><li>Keeping in mind the various stages involved in this project and the time to implement it, it is essential to mention that the process applied correspond to the initial point, it means, this is the part which allows us to find and use an innovative and motivated strategy to encourage students to learn English through the use of computers specifically, with the use of interactive activities. </li></ul><ul><li>The methodology applied contributed to improve different issues emerged from the analysis; mainly the impact generated in the students’ motivation, involved the progress of a meaningful ELT process pointed on the development English skills. Although, this aim requires time to practice, to develop the proposal and the relevant goals with the students. </li></ul>
Now, we invite you to visit the results: <ul><li>http:// www.freewebs.com/angielinda/blog.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://teacherh-englishismylife.blogspot.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Exercises for reinforcing learning process. </li></ul>
ALBERTO LLERAS CAMARGO SCHOOL MAKE UP ACTIVITIES. THIRD PERIOD. NINTH LEVEL . <ul><li>OBJECTIVE: Review some important activities for improving listening, reading, speaking and writing skills in English. </li></ul><ul><li>METHODOLOGY: </li></ul><ul><li>1. You should surf by Internet. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Go to http://www.marks-english-school.com/games/b_verbs.html and play the game six times. You should write your score as visitor. How many times you were the winner? </li></ul><ul><li>3. Go to http://www.123listening.com/halloween.php , click Halloween vocabulary, listen to them and design a mind map. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/english/reading.shtml , click on the link activity in Non-fiction section and create your own story. Then click on Revision Bite and read all the texts about newspapers, adverts and brochures, references books and history books and biographies. For finishing click on the quiz and answer the questions. How was your score? Write it, please. </li></ul>
<ul><li>5. Go to http:// genmagic.net/edu/archives/category/language -games and play the game for finding the face. Then choose the best face and paint it in your English notebook with its description. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Go to the web http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =ftlYLcEW_I4 , watch the video, listen to the song at least four times. </li></ul><ul><li>7. Go to the web and answer the questions given in the sheet. http://www.esl-galaxy.com/music/Another%20day%20in%20paradise.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>8. Prepare a report of your work completing the following chart about your own experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>9. Prepare a report of your work completing the following chart about your own experiences. </li></ul>
10. Visit the blog: http://teacherh-englishismylife.blogspot.com and write one comment about this exercise. IF YOU WANT TO BE THE BEST , YOU CAN BE!! Good luck!! Recommendations Good aspects of the work. What did I learn?
ALBERTO LLERAS CAMARGO SCHOOL. MAKE UP ACTIVITIES. THIRD PERIOD. TENTH LEVEL. OBJECTIVE: Review the principal English topics studied during the third period for developing grammar, listening, reading, speaking and writing skills.
METHODOLOGY: <ul><li>1. Go to http://www.ompersonal.com.ar , click intermediate advance and develop the units 11, 12, 13, 14 , 15 and the test. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Go to http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v =07U_uKGfv48 and listen to the song At least four times. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Visit http://www.esl-galaxy.com/music/Unbreak%20My%20Heart%20Lyrics%20sheet.pdf and Solve the exercises given. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Go to http://esl.about.com/library/quiz/blgrquiz_passive1.htm and solve the exercises. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Go to http://www.esl-galaxy.com/boardgames/intermediate%20revision%20game.pdf answer the questions and write a report for your teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Visit the blog http://teacherh-englishismylife.blogspot.com and write a comment about your exercises. What did you learn? What are the advantages of this kind of work? What recommendations can you give to your teacher for improving these activities? </li></ul><ul><li>Good luck!! </li></ul>
<ul><li>THANK YOU VERY MUCH! </li></ul><ul><li>MER RY CHRIST MAS </li></ul><ul><li>AND </li></ul><ul><li>A HA PPY NEW Y EAR. </li></ul>